• Cite the main ideas of the debate over slavery and states’ rights; explain how they resulted in major political compromises and, ultimately, war
These activities (3) and assessment are part of a whole Civil War unit, with this section focusing on the causes of the Civil War.
1. Read about events leading up to the Civil War and complete twelve skill-based prompts (clarify, predict, question, and summarize), then choose the best answer to multiple choice questions
2. Review differences between the North and South identifying dissimilarities in climate, geography, population, cities,economy, culture, transportation, and views on slavery and the federal government
3. Categorize statements about slavery and states’ rights, identifying the beliefs of Northerners and Southerners
Assessment - Level 1 multiple choice, Level 2 categorize, Level 3 differentiate, Level 4 answer with proof