In this power point presentation students will learn the final elements that pushed America to Civil War.
This presentation includes:
"The Presidential Election of 1860"
"The Civil War: America Divided" (this briefly explores the differences between the North and South)
"First Shots" (briefly explores Southern reaction to Lincoln's election, Secession, and the first shots at Ft. Sumter)
Each of these sections I would use a section of this presentation to front load or review information with my students. Various activities would be used to enhance the overview; this is why I state "two weeks" to teach these lessons.