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Ridgway US History Episode 25: Towards Disunion: Acts, Compromises, & Rebellions before the Civil War
This lesson covers the years from the signing of the Constitution to 1861 and the tensions and negotiations between the North and South over the "slave question". It should help students 1) explain the various deals between the North and South and what caused them; 2) analyze the causes and effects of different slave events & rebellions, such as Nat Turner and the Dred Scott Decision; and 3) explain the beliefs of the newly-founded Free Soil and Republican Parties.
-an in-depth mini-lesson with scaffolded, Cornell-style physical and digital notes on the series of Compromises leading up to the Civil War.
-a higher-order thinking activity based on the causes/effects, similarities/differences of the Nat Turner Rebellion, the John Brown Raid, & the Dred Scott Decision.
-a text-bsaed reading passage on the beliefs and differences between the Free Soil and Republican parties.
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Tags: Ridgway US History, Westward Expansion, Manifest Destiny Wilmot Proviso, Free Soil Party, Civil War, The Northwest Ordinance of 1787, The Missouri Compromise, The Compromise of 1850, Stephen Douglass, Clay, Calhoun, Webster, California, Fugitive Slave Act, The Kansas Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Abraham Lincoln, the Dred Scott Decision, John Brown's Raid, The Election of 1860, The Nat Turner Rebellion, The Republican Party