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Civil War - Events Leading to the Civil War
Your students will enjoy learning about the road to the Civil War with this interactive packet. The hands-on approach to learning through the components of this resource will surely help your students learn and understand the cause/effect relationships of events in this period of history!
Events covered in the packet are:
Nat Turner's Rebellion
Compromise of 1850
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Dred Scott Decision
John Brown's Raid
Abraham Lincoln's Election
Battle of Fort Sumter
The packet has 4 components:
Create a Timeline: Students construct a timeline of the major events leading to the Civil War using the printable timeline boxes.
Interactive Notebook Foldables: Printable foldables for each of the major events can be used for student note-taking and learning the chronology of the events.
Map It Out: This foldable activity helps students better understand the geography of some of the major events in this time frame. Perfect for adding to interactive notebooks.
Information Guide: This printable is helpful for student note-taking and for use throughout the unit.
Bulletin Board Timeline Display: Use these for a bulletin board or classroom activity to identify the chronology of the events leading to the Civil War.
The packet also includes a teacher-direction sheet with photo examples of the projects in use in the classroom. It is very clear and easy-to-use; basically just print and go!