This is a complete powerpoint lesson on Bleeding Kansas and John Brown. It is meant to be used as part of a larger Civil War unit, and students should already have an understanding of some of the causes of the Civil War. It was created for 7th grade, but could be used for high school.
This download includes the powerpoint, student worksheet (with fill-in-the-blank notes and discussion questions), teacher notes and answer key, and ideas for follow up activities.
Complete lesson with discussion and follow up activities take one 55 minute class period, and can be extended.