These interactive notebook graphic organizers will help students organize information about the causes of the Civil War in the United States.
Interactive notebooks are an effective tool in the classroom. Not only can they assist students in keeping their work organized, but they are also an easy-to-access resource for reference throughout the year.
The Causes of the Civil War Interactive Notebook graphic organizers resource is intended as a resource for late-elementary and middle school ages.
It does not include any types of informational text for students, but does include 13 different interactive activities
to help students organize information and an answer key
to use as a guide for each graphic organizer.
The file also includes pictures of every page in use!
1. Cover Page
2. A Vocabulary Activity
(plus a blank copy as well to personalize for your own classroom)
3. The Cotton Kingdom
(tabs to record information about the invention of the cotton gin and the effect of the machine on the South)
4. The Missouri Compromise
(tabs to take notes on why it was created, what it said and the effect of the compromise)
5. Nat Turner's Revolt
(tabs for Nat Turner's background, the revolt and the effect of the revolt)
6. The Nullification Crisis
(space to record information about why the tariff was issued, a description of the Nullification Crisis and the effect of the event)
7. The Compromise of 1850
(take notes on the cause of the compromise, each part of the compromise and the effect of the decision)
8. Uncle Tom's Cabin
(tabs to record information about Harriet Beecher Stowe, why she wrote the book, details about the plot and what effect the book had on the North and South)
9. The Kansas-Nebraska Act
(record notes about the cause, event and effect)
10. Dred Scott
(a flipbook with space to describe Dred Scott's background, the reason why he sued the Supreme Court's decision and the effect of that decision)
11. The Election of Abraham Lincoln
(mini booklets for students to write about the Republican Party's platform on slavery, how Lincoln won the election and how the South reacted to his victory)
12. Secession of South Carolina
(tabs for students to describe why South Carolina seceded and the effect of that secession)
13. The Attack on Fort Sumter
(students will answer the questions: Who was involved? What happened during the battle? What was the significance of the outcome?)
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