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23 resources with the concept north and south

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Civil War: A "Terrible Swift Sword"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson unit looks at the United States Civil War. In the first lesson, high schoolers analyze primary source materials to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the Union and Confederate armies at the beginning of the war. The...
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Life in the North and South 1847–1861: Before Brother Fought Brother

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A five-resource collection looks at the complex series of events that led to the American Civil War. Using primary source documents, scholars research the social and economic issues that led to the country-fracturing conflict.
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The Civil War: A Nation Divided

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discuss the differences between the North and the South and how those differences led to the Civil War. Middle schoolers examine and analyze a famous speech or writing by President Lincoln in order to better understand the speaker's...
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On the Eve of War: North vs. South

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The North and South had been on a collision course for years. Using primary source documents, including speeches from the American and Confederate presidents, learners consider how the regions were similar and different. Afterward, they...
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Pre-1860: Disunion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using personas ranging from freed African Americans to wealthy plantation owners, young historians consider various points of view around the events in the days leading up to the Civil War including major milestones such as the Dred...
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The Gathering Storm: The Coming of the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Slavery or states' rights: What really started the American Civil War? A activity geared towards middle schoolers explores the causes of the Civil War. Scholars view an interactive of the Gathering Storm exhibit online and complete a...
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Freedom's Journal

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Most African American history focuses on the South and the experience of enslavement. Using excerpts from the Freedom's Journal—an African American newspaper in the North—pupils explore other stories. Primary sources include ads for...
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Canals 1820-1860

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While canals are not a common mode of transportation today, they were part of the fuel for America's industrialization. However, most of them were located in the North, also feeding regional differences and sectionalism. Using an...
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John Brown’s Legacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
So who exactly was John Brown? John Brown fought for abolition during the Civil War. Scholars learn all about his legacy through the variety of activities in the sixth of 15 lessons, including viewing and analyzing primary source...
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Who Am I?: A History Mystery

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Who Am I? Scholars go online to gather clues and evidence to uncover just who was involved in the American Civil War. They use hands-on Internet activities to come to an understanding of the roles soldiers and civilians played in the...
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Life Before the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
American life before the Civil War was very different from American life today. To show this difference in a full spectrum, learners compare two communities that illustrate the differences between Northern and Southern life. Throughout...
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Make Your Own Compass

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars build a compass using a needle, cork, magnet, and a water-filled cup in order to locate the magnetic north and south.
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Contrasting the North and South before the War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners create a standing cube with four panels that display information on the North and South's economy, geography and climate, society, and means of transportation before the Civil War. Through discussion and reading informational...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through a careful reading and examination of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, scholars take part in grand conversations about the novel's contents, slavery, and the impact the book had on it. Furthermore, learners analyze an...
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Millionaire Review Game: Civil War Era

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Could you win a million dollars by being good at your US history? Maybe not, but kids can pretend they will, as they play Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Civil War Edition. There are 15 fantastic questions about slavery, Lincoln, the...
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Who Fought for the Union?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners read New York Times articles, letters, and listen to songs written from a soldier's perspective during the Civil War in order to understand who was fighting in the Union Army. This is a great lesson, complete with weblinks,...
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Background to the Conflict: Pre-Civil War Days

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The American Civil War was a complex test of a relatively young democracy in the mid-nineteenth century. Discuss the events and factors that led to the Civil War with a thorough slideshow presentation.
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Compass Rose

For Students 3rd - 5th
Keep it simple and visual when practicing directions using this compass rose labeling worksheet. Learners fill in the compass themselves, using cardinal and intermediate direction abbreviations. Consider using their compass on a map to...
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American Journey: The Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Utilize this worksheet package if you are looking for basic Civil War coverage. Much of the plan is disabled, however the worksheets contain 2 simple texts that pupils can read, mark, and respond to in 2 comprehension questions that...
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Battle of Shiloh

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research important people and events of the Battle of Shiloh during the Civil War. In this Battle of Shiloh lesson plan, students then split up into the North and the South and have to answer trivia questions.
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North and South Activity Worksheet and Progress Test

For Students 9th - 12th
In this North and South activity and progress test worksheet, high schoolers respond to a total of 16 multiple choice, matching, true/false, and fill-in-the-blank questions pertaining to North and South.
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Civil War Word Search

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search worksheet, students read the words related to the Civil War. Students locate the 11 words within the word search puzzle.
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North V. South And The Bank Creation

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the economic status of America during the 1800's and the role of the bank in the early times of our country. They concentrate on the different jobs that people had in the North and South while classifying them...