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To Secede or Not to Secede: Events Leading to the Civil War

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
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...
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Slavery: No Freedom, No Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do statements made by well-known early American leaders, as well as provisions in the founding documents of the United States hold up to the practice of slavery? Here is a resource that includes reading materials, worksheets, and...
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War & Expansion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the United States come to acquire two of its largest states? Your class members will learn about the sequence of events that led to and immediately followed the acquisition of Texas and California, including the Mexican-American...
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Daily Assignment Questions: Division and Reunion/ Slavery Divides a Nation

For Students 7th - 9th
The period of slavery and division in the United States is the topic of this lecture guide. Learners will answer each of the 32 questions as they view a slide show or lecture on the Free Soil Party, Fugitive Slave Act, Missouri...
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A Century of Expansion: America's Destiny (1763-1867)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
How did we grow into such a large nation? Follow the events, wars, and treaties that led to the acquisition of major states as we expanded into the West. The slides provide maps, dates, and simplistic information to help learners...
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The Missouri Compromise of 1820

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use a map of the Missouri Compromise to explain the geographical changes it brought to the U.S. and why the changes provoked a debate over the expansion of slavery in the U.S.
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An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the controversies over slavery's expansion and how the federal tariffs further entrenched the dividing line between northern and southern interests.
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The Antebellum South

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Your history students will be on the edges of their seats during this fascinating presentation, which details the abolition movement and slave life during the Antebellum period in the American South. Students will be left agape at the...
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Chapter 9 Review WKST

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Here is a traditional multiple-choice, true/false, and fill-in-the-blank assessment on the presidency of James Monroe in the United States. It was designed to supplement a particular textbook chapter, but could be used to assess learning...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Use this series of bright, informative maps to illustrate important events of America's infancy. Detailing the Missouri Compromise, the Battle of New Orleans, and the Presidential Election of 1812, this presentation would be a good...
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Chapter 16: Slavery Divides a Nation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
The road to war is never easily understood and needs to be prefaced with a look at all the issues involved. Prepare your learners for a unit on the Civil War with an in-depth look at the policies, politics, and state vs. state arguments...
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Causes of the Civil War: Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and Kansas Nebraska Act

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How did the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act contribute to the growing tensions that led to the Civil war? To better understand the events that led to the Civil War, young historians engage in a...
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Jeopardy Style Review Game: Slavery/Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Slavery and the American Civil War are the focus of a history review game, which is great for learners in middle school. They'll determine the question that best fits each of 25 answers related to the North and South, the Compromise of...
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State's Rights and the American Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students consider state's rights. In this American Civil War lesson plan, students determine whether states have the right to secede as they research and take notes on the Lincoln/Douglas debates, the Nullification crisis, the...
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The Compromise Years

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Missouri Compromise instructional activity, students respond to 17 fill in the blank questions about the Missouri Compromise, the Wilmot Proviso, and popular sovereignty.
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An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification Crisis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze an interactive map of the Missouri Compromise to identify the regions and their relation to slavery. In this pre-civil war era lesson, students read primary source documents and research online to answer questions...
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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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To Compromise or Not to Compromise: The Missouri Question

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students evaluate the fairness of the Missouri Compromise. They read the Missouri Compromise and discuss how it reflected the North-South, anti-slavery and pro-slavery division in the country. They work in groups to debate the Missouri...
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Events That Led to the Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover details about the events that led to the Civil War. In this American Civil War lesson, 8th graders read assigned textbook pages and work with partners to take notes on Lincoln/Douglas Debates, Missouri Compromise,...
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Causes of the Civil War

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the various causes leading to the Civil War. Students create a timeline of the actual events that led to it. Students form small groups and read from one of the included paragraphs about the causes of the war to each...
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The U.S. in 1824 Map Exercise

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss the Missouri Compromise. In this lesson plan on the United States, 8th graders use maps to find and label Missouri, Texas Region, Mexico, the Oregon County and Canada. They discuss what the U.S. looked like in 1824.