This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: Wilmot Proviso, Free Soil Party, Election of 1848, Popular Sovereignty, Compromise of 1850 (Calhoun, Webster, Clay), Stephen Douglas, Fugitive Slave Law, Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas, John Brown, Whigs, Dred Scott, Raid on Harper's Ferry, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Election of 1860, Secession, Fort Sumter. (Essential Questions are built into the PowerPoint as well.)
Please see my Guided Notes that coincides with this PowerPoint,
they are ideal for lower-level students that need visuals:
10 - The Union in Crisis - Scaffold/Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In)
My powerpoint has title slides for each section of the textbook that corresponds with the notes---you could simply edit those slides to have them match the textbook you use in your class.
NEED OTHER ACTIVITIES OR ASSIGNMENTS FOR THIS TIME PERIOD? HERE ARE SOME:
Viewing Guide: America: Story of Us (Episode 04 - Division)
more coming soon...