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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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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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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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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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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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The Compromise Years

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Missouri Compromise worksheet, students respond to 17 fill in the blank questions about the Missouri Compromise, the Wilmot Proviso, and popular sovereignty.
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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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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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Day 6: Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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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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Cartogram of the Great Compromise

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create cartograms of populations during 1790.
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Major Compromises at the Constitutional Convention

For Students 7th - 11th
In this Constitutional Convention compromises worksheet, students fill in the 20 blanks in 4 paragraphs regarding the details of 4 compromises made at the convention.
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The Star-Studded Senate: The Compromise of 1850

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students use the Internet, or print materials to research the roles of one member of the Senate in 1850 and their contribution to the Compromise of 1850. They then participate in one of the activities listed such as, make a timeline of...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sectionalism, Popular Sovereignty and Secession

For Teachers 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.
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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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Timeline of Compromises over Slavery

For Students 6th - 12th
In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students read excerpts of the Preamble, the Constitution, and the Fugitive Slave Act, the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Crittenden...
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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, students determine whether states have the right to secede as they research and take notes on the Lincoln/Douglas debates, the Nullification crisis, the Declaration of...

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