This unit partially meets the VAAP requirements for
HS-H 24 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes, major events, and effects of (SOL USI.9) the Civil War by
b) explaining how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased sectional tensions;
The test at the end of the unit shows DEMONSTRATION of knowledge of causes but does not show EXPLAINATION.
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The topics in this unit are the 36th 30th parallel, Stephen Douglass and the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas, James Brown and Harper's Ferry and an introduction to Jefferson Davis and the Confederate States of America.