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National Constitution Center: Hall Pass Videos

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The National Constitution Center offers this collection of informative and entertaining videos intended to start conversations and develop critical thinking skills. Viewers learn about the rights granted by the constitution, about the...
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The Missouri Compromise of 1820

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Nullification Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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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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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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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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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 instructional activity, students read primary source documents and research online to answer...
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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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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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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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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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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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The Compromise Years

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Missouri Compromise activity, students respond to 17 fill in the blank questions about the Missouri Compromise, the Wilmot Proviso, and popular sovereignty.
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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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Talk it Over and Work it Out!: Compromise

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore, analyze and discuss how to interact with others in ways that respect individual and group differences. They identify and practice the skills used to compromise in a variety of situations. Each students studies the...
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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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Cartogram of the Great Compromise

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create cartograms of populations during 1790.
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Talk it Over and Work It Out: Compromise!

For Teachers 4th
Stop, Think, Act, Review! Scholars use the STAR method to role play two conflict resolution scenarios about childhood problems such as jealousy or cheating. Then, the larger group judges each case to determine if the compromise is a...
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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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Events That Led to the Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover details about the events that led to the Civil War. For this American Civil War lesson, 8th graders read assigned textbook pages and work with partners to take notes on Lincoln/Douglas Debates, Missouri...
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Before Dred Scott: Freedom Suits in Antebellum Missouri

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine and analyze original documents that enhance understanding of antebellum slavery in Missouri and a particular method of gaining freedom: the freedom suit.
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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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