Civil War Curriculum Guide (High School)



Eight high school-level lessons on the economy, slavery, the constitution, and the Civil War. Lessons can supplement the standard United States History, 1763-1877 curriculum. Lessons: 1. The Economic Power of the Antebellum North; 2. The Slave Economy of the South; 3. The Louisiana Purchase: A Lesson in Constitutional Compromise; 4. Slave Options; 5. Arguments For and Against Slavery; 6. Massachusetts and the Civil War; 7. The Domestic Side of the Civil War; 8. Civil War Battle Plans.

Material Type:
Curriculum Unit
Grade Level:
9, 10, 11, 12
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s), Expansion, Industrialization & Reform (1801-1861), Civil War & Reconstruction (1850-1877)
United States
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