Dred Scott Decision.
Lesson 7 of the Slavery and a Dividing Nation Unit: Events that led to the Civil War.
This engaging and visually appealing 22-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures. It’s an excellent way to teach about the Dred Scott Decision.
NOTE: This slide presentation is a PowerPoint document. The text in the PowerPoint presentation can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT ALTERABLE. This protects against copyright violation.
Overarching Question for this PowerPoint presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did the Dred Scott decision divide the nation?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- The repercussions of Charles Sumner and his speech on the Kansas-Nebraska Act
- The caning of Charles Sumner by Preston Brooks and its national importance
- The slave named Dred Scott and the free and slave states in which he lived
- The Supreme Court’s decision on the Dred Scott v. Sandford case
- The Supreme Court’s ruling and its impact across the nation
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This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: A Dividing Nation: Events that led to the American Civil War. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately.
Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation and three graphic organizer notebook pages – separate answer key included! Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Northern Industry v Cotton Kingdom
Lesson 2: Nat Turner Slave Codes
Lesson 3: Reformers and the Underground Railroad
Lesson 4: Missouri Compromise
Lesson 5: Compromise of 1850
Lesson 6: Kansas Nebraska Act Bleeding Kansas
Lesson 7: Dred Scott Decision
Lesson 8: Lincoln Douglas Debates
Lesson 9: Fort Sumter Southern Secession
UNIT: Slavery and a Dividing Nation
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