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The Star-Studded Senate: The Compromise of 1850
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...
Causes of the Civil War: Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and Kansas Nebraska Act
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...
The Brief American Pageant: Renewing the Sectional Struggle
9th - 11th
A panorama of the mid-19th century in America, this series of images present several issues that were prevalent before the Civil War. Territorial and social conflicts were heated during this time, and one map in particular shows a...
Daily Assignment Questions: Division and Reunion/ Slavery Divides a Nation
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...
To Secede or Not to Secede: Events Leading to the Civil War
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...