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Causes of the Civil War Primary Source Analysis Handout

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
2 pages

Description

Are you teaching the Causes of the Civil War and hoping to find a no-prep resource?

Are you looking for that perfect lesson to practice primary source analysis while addressing the core content on the Civil War and its causes?

Use this Primary Source Analysis Activity to address the CCSS while helping your students gain a better understanding of the causes of the Civil War. Students can inspect vivid images, decipher varying quotes, and investigate original documents with guiding questions.

A wrap-up question asks students to make comparisons to current events.

Since answers will vary, an answer key is NOT provided.

Content Topics Covered

Frederick Douglass' View on Slavery

Images of Slavery

Economic Views of North vs. South

Rise of New York City in 1860

Succession of South Carolina

Governor Sam Houston

Election of Abraham Lincoln

Social Studies Skills Addressed

Primary Source Analysis

Image Analysis

Reading for Content

Comparison

Writing to show understanding and application of knowledge

May be used as a class assignment, homework assignment, assessment, or as a small group response activity.

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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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