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Agricultural Practices in Kansas: Comparing Agricultural Practices Before and After the Dust Storms of the 1930sLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Knowing about history is one thing, learning form it is another. Rather than just discuss the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl, this presentation discusses what we learned from the Dust Bowl. Presented are the types of agricultural...
Causes of the Civil War: Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and Kansas Nebraska ActLesson Planet
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Day 6: Kansas-Nebraska ActLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Why is the Kansas-Nebraska Act considered a leading cause of the American Civil War? Class members examine the actions of Presidents James Buchanan and Franklin Pierce, the repeal of the 1880 Missouri Compromise, the passing of the...
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 People of Kansas: Where Did They Come From and Why Did They Come?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Pupils research and discuss the reasons why early settlers emigrated to Kansas. They, in groups, analyze census district reports from the 1850's and then identify the advantages and disadvantages of using this information as research.
The People of Kansas: Who Are They and Why Are They Here?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students examine the settlement patterns of the Kansas Territory. In this Kansas history lesson, students analyze primary documents from the pioneers in the territory. Students write letters or perform skits that feature their findings.
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...
The People of Kansas: Where did they come from and why did they come?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students review census data to correlate to emigration in Kansas. In this Westward Expansion lesson, students analyze a painting and create definitions for emigration and discuss why people emigrate. Students read and analyze 1855 census...
Sectionalism and the Kansas-Nebraska ActLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students define and discuss sectionalism and popular sovereignty, analyze impact of popular sovereignty in creation of state of Kansas, compare issues in territorial Kansas to current politically divisive topic, and evaluate primary...
Dispute Over Slavery in Kansas TerritoryLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Students 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. Students write a persuasive paper from the antislavery...
Connecting Kansas: Past and PresentLesson Planet
3rd - 6th
Upper graders identify five forms of transportation and describe how Kansans are connected to the rest of the country using transportation and communication. They complete a graphic organizer for each type of text structure given to them...
Rights and the Wyandotte ConstitutionLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Every state uses a set of rights to establish laws and regulations. Explore the Wyandotte Constitution as it was written in 1859 and compare it with how rights in Kansas have changed, especially those that pertain to gender and race. A...
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...