This 10 page packet contains everything your students need to prepare for a Socratic Seminar on the Causes of the Civil War. Your students will:
1) Read numerous primary source excerpts on the causes of the Civil War and answer Comprehension Check questions on these excerpts.
2) Be assigned a perspective to defend either the North or the South.
3) Take notes from the excerpts to defend their perspective.
4) Participate in a Socratic Seminar to orally defend their perspective using evidence from the documents.
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