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Northern Industry vs. Cotton Kingdom

Northern Industry vs. Cotton Kingdom
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North South. Cotton Kingdom.

Lesson 1 of the Slavery and a Dividing Nation Unit: Events that led to the Civil War.

This engaging and visually appealing 24-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures. It’s an excellent way to teach Northern Industry vs. the Cotton Kingdom.

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 Northern and Southern economies differ?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- The North as an industrial society
- The South as an agricultural society
- How the invention of the cotton gin increased slavery
- How slavery reduced the need for southern industry
- How paid workers increased the need for northern industry
- How the South became dependent on the North for their manufactured goods

Key words include:
Eli Whitney
Cotton Kingdom
Cotton Gin
Cash crop

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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Total Pages
24-Slide pdf presentation, 3-page graphic organizer
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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