We found 26 resources with the concept secession
What Would the Ladies Think? An Alabama Secession Story
New ReviewAlabama voted to secede from the Union preceding the Civil War. What did women think of the decision? The lesson uses letters and newspaper articles to explain women's views on the secession and how they participated in the celebration...
A State of Convenience: The Creation of West VirginiaLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ever wondered why there is a West Virginia but not an East Virginia? The resource answers questions like this one and more as it takes an in-depth and detailed look at the history of West Virginia and how it became a state. Several...
Sam Houston: A Study in LeadershipLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Learners read a short excerpt from a speech by Sam Houston and answer corresponding questions as well as engage in additional activities, including writing a persuasive essay and discussing topics in small groups. The resource helps lay...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Fort SumterLesson Planet
8 mins 6th - 12th
Fort Sumter is a lasting emblem of the duration of the Civil War, and the American flag on its pole is a symbol of the Union's hard-fought victory. A short, informative video takes learners through the military strategies of the battle,...
Alabama's Secession in 1861: Embraced with Joy and Great Confidence. Why?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
From December 20, 1860 to June 8, 1861, eleven states seceded from the Union. Alabama seceded on January 11, 1861. Why did so many white Alabamians want to secede? Why did they believe the South could win the war? These are the essential...
Andrew Jackson- Mini BiographyLesson Planet
2 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here you'll find a very brief introduction to the presidency of Andrew Jackson, including his participation in the Battle of New Orleans, his decision to relocate Native Americans to the west, and his legacy as the leader of the common man.
To Secede or Not to Secede: Events Leading to the Civil WarLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Should a teacher be allowed to "secede" from a school with his/her class and start a new program within the school? This question will guide your young historians as they learn about the road to secession prior to the Civil War in the...
Study Guide- Chapter 12: Road to Civil WarLesson Planet
7th - 11th
Ready to quiz your US History scholars on the road to the civil war? Use this study guide as an outline to prepare them for success as they review for the test. The guide is split into six sections: vocabulary, important places/events,...
The Brief American Pageant: Girding for WarLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Though too short to be an adequate presentation, the solitary map in these slides would be a good visual aid to a lecture about Southern secession before and during the Civil War. The color coded states on the map make a good timeline...
Sectionalism, Popular Sovereignty and SecessionLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students read and discuss background material on several key decisions that played a role in the Civil War including the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dredd Scott Decision. They create a timeline and write an essay.