Firing on Fort Sumter

Students assess the difficult position and decision Lincoln had to make. They determine that there were many conflicting opinions at that time. They pretend they are at a dinner table together discussing the current events. They prepare a scripted discussion about their feelings toward the firing on Fort Sumter and the impending Civil War.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation