Though the Constitution does not explicitly address the issue of secession, some of its text may be interpreted to deem secession lawful. This hook activity will engage your students in reading excerpts from the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and discussing thought-provoking questions about secession.
This activity is included in an in-depth primary sources activity packet on the constitutionality of secession – purchase it here.
Look for orange-framed logos on the cover pages to identify other Civil War unit resources, such as:
Abraham Lincoln on Race and Equality (Historical Investigation)Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: Contemporary Reactions (Historical Investigation)
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