This 61-page file is a presentation about the key issues and events that led to the Civil War (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS8H6a). The presentation includes notes and images related to this standard. There are also several printables and activities included that are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~Events that Led to the Civil War Who’s and What’s graphic organizer – slides 3-5
~Events that Led to the Civil War CLOZE notes and Key – slides 6-12
~Events that Led to the Civil War Presentation Notes (dates, facts, images, etc.) – slides 13-47
~Comprehension Questions and Key (could also be used as a quick quiz) – slides 48-50
~Comparing Compromises Venn diagram – slides 52-53
~Events that Led to the Civil War History Storyboard activity – slides 53-54
~Flixster: Movie Review activity – slides 55-57
~Happy Birthday to You! (Alexander Stephens) printable – slides 58-59
~”Give Me Five” Ticket Out the Door and Key – slides 60-61
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 8th grade Social Studies:
SS8H6 The student will analyze the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Georgia.
a. Explain the importance of key issues and events that led to the Civil War; include slavery, states’ rights, nullification, Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and the Georgia Platform, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Dred Scott case, election of 1860, the debate over secession in Georgia, and the role of Alexander Stephens.
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Georgia Studies Bundle 2
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