It Can't Happen Here Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapters 1-7

• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Lewis, Sinclair. It Can’t Happen Here. Signet Classics, 2014, Paperback.

• In Chapter 1, it is 1936 and the Fort Beulah, Vermont, Rotary Club is having a dinner.

• Besides a short skit, retired General Herbert Edgeways gives a speech about peace.

• One of the women speaks up and says that war is good for discipline and character of the country.

• The general answers that countries with power should use it.

• Lorinda Pike, who runs a boarding house, objects to the ideas, but the crowd shouts her down.

• Doremus Jessup, editor of the local newspaper, steps in and insists that Lorinda apologize to the general, which she does.

• As the evening ends, Doremus and his wife, are invited to an after-party by Frank Tasbrough.

• In Chapter 2, the Jessups and others join Tasbrough at his home for drinks...

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