Why Did Americans Fight Other Americans?

Eighth graders work in cooperative groups to research the causes of the Civil War. The focus question of this lesson plan is, "Do events and circumstances from 1820-1861 support President Lincoln's statement, 'All knew that this interest [slavery] was, somehow, the cause of the war'?"

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Grade
8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Research
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