Civil War Era Industry Teacher Resources

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The Pre-Civil War Era (1815–1850)

For Students 8th - 12th
For this online interactive U.S. history worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about 19th century America. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
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Pre-Civil War--Causes

For Teachers 7th
What caused the American Civil War? This slide show examines seven potential causes: influential people, slavery, Compromise of 1850, addition of Texas, Missouri Compromise of 1820, the Industrial Revolution, and expansion to the west....
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Alabama Tenant Farmers and Sharecroppers, 1865 to Present

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The tenant farming and sharecropping systems that developed in the South after the Civil War, the reasons for their development, and the eventual decline of these systems are the focus of this two-day plan.
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Sectionalism Review Packet

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
What factors led to the Civil War? History classes use a word bank with key figures, important events, and relevant vocabulary from a unit on the mid-19th century in the United States to fill in the blank in a passage on sectionalism.
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Red Dirt Groundbreakers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a...
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Growing a Nation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the major events and inventions that changed American families and communities.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze various documents dealing with the changes.  Students create a project on an event...
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Bonanza Farms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research and explain the relationships and interdependence of wheat production, flour processing and railroads. They describe life on U.S. farms during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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North or South? Which has a better way of life?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders brainstorm what they believe are the causes of the Civil War. They copy the blank circle graph into their Social Studies journals twice once for their prediction and once for the actual. Students list the following...
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Mastering the Document-Based Essay Question

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars use a primary source document from the Civil War period of history in order to derive meaning for an essay question. The essay is based completely on the document with no other research to support the content.
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Cattle Industry Crossword

For Students 7th - 8th
In this cattle industry worksheet, students read 14 clues pertaining to the ranching industry during the Civil War. Students fit their answers in a crossword puzzle.
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Cotton

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Discover facts about cotton, farming, and economic growth in this engaging lesson. As each question is read, one of ten solid tiles covering an illustration of a cotton plant is removed. Students use the verbal and visual clues to...
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Cattle Industry and Cowboys- Overview

For Students 5th - 6th
In this cattle industry worksheet, students answer 11 essay questions pertaining to cowboys, ranching, and the history of the cattle industry in America. Prior knowledge or research will be needed.
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King Cotton

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the farming process for cotton and its impact on the United States history. In this cotton farming lesson, 6th graders read background information on the cotton farming process and discuss the role of slavery in...
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The Cattle Industry

For Students 4th - 5th
In this cattle industry worksheet, students read about the industry and Joseph McCoy. A series of level 1-4 activities comprises page 2 of the worksheet.
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Populism

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Populism worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages and then respond to 12 short answer questions about the reform movement.
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Geography: How do Louisiana Rice Farmers Help the Environment after they Harvest Rice?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study maps of the United States locating Louisiana, the East Coastal Plain, the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, the West Gulf Coastal Plain, and five of the main rivers. In this geography lesson, 3rd graders create a timeline...
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The Han Dynasty of China: A Chinese Golden Age

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A wonderful presentation can be a life saver. If you're teaching a lesson on the Han Dynasty, consider yourself saved! This comprehensive, well-written, and well-organized presentation covers basic information regarding Han military,...
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Drought, nomads and the price of peanuts

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read two short text items, which describe different approaches to agriculture. They describe the likely advantages and disadvantages of each approach for farmers, commercial peanut buyers, the government, nomadic herdsman and...
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The Next Fifty Years: What will the World Need?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students participate in an assignment called Invention Independent Study. In this economics lesson, students analyze what this century needs and invent it. Their inventions must be somewhat futuristic and able to solve some important...
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The West: US History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages that tell the story of Westward Expansion and respond to 35 short answer questions.