Civil War: The Road to Disunion

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Overview:

What were the primary causes of the Civil War? Students will understand the role the following issues played in causing the Civil War: The extension of slavery into Western territories The tension between states rights and the federal government The breakdown of the ability to compromise Students will explore different types of images that showed the mounting tensions This is 1 of 27 lessons in the unit.

Material Type:
Curriculum Unit
Grade Level:
6, 7, 8
Subjects:
Expansion, Industrialization & Reform (1801-1861)
Location:
United States, North America
Time Period:
1801-1861