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1850-1874 The Kansas-Nebraska ActLesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How the Kansas-Nebraska Act created Bleeding Kansas is complicated—until scholars research and examine documents from the time. After completing activities that include mapping, photo, document analysis, and discussion, learners...
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over SlaveryLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Why did Stephen Douglas support the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854? Why did Abraham Lincoln oppose it? Young historians examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how...
Dispute Over Slavery in Kansas TerritoryLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Learners analyze primary sources on slavery from Kansas Territory. In this Civil War lesson, students evaluate the antislavery and pro-slavery arguments and summarize key points. Learners write a persuasive paper from the antislavery...
The Civil War Comes to Kansas: The Battle of Mine CreekLesson Planet
Seventh graders explore the impact of Price's Raid and the Battle of Mine Creek. In this American Civil War lesson, 7th graders examine a list of events based on the war in Kansas and then put them in chronological order. Students also...
Seeking Historical Detectives to Discover Who Was John Brown?Lesson Planet
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians act as detectives in order to examine the characteristics of controversial abolitionist John Brown in the 1850s, working to identify his ultimate mission regarding slavery and the larger impact he had on the Civil War.
The Brief American Pageant: Drifting Toward DisunionLesson Planet
9th - 11th
A series of maps take viewers through the Antebellum period in American history. Focusing on the elections of Buchanan and Lincoln, as well as the Southern opposition to secession, the slideshow would make a good companion to a lecture...
Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)Lesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A slave comes before the Supreme Court to ask for freedom and uses evidence from documents like the Declaration of Independence only to have the prosecution use the same evidence against him. Scholars investigate the various documents...
"We Came to Free the Slaves": John Brown on TrialLesson Planet
8th - 12th
Students explore the plight of John Brown to fight slavery. For this Brown vs. Board of Education lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding Brown's work to free slaves through rebellion. Students participate in classroom discussion...
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus WashingtonLesson Planet
7th - 11th
Students read primary source newspaper articles from mid 19th century United States. The topics of the articles are slavery, abolitionism and colonization. Students are given several options for activities based on the readings.
Expansion and Reform: Applying the Declaration of IndependenceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct inquiries and research-acquiring, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, evaluating, and communicating facts, themes, and general principles operating in American history. They use the Declaration of Independence to...