Series 1 Pre Civil War #4 - Political Realignment and Secession
This PowerPoint is broken up into two parts. Part 1 discusses Political shifts and realignment with the creation of the Republican party, the Dred Scott decision, Abraham Lincoln and John Brown's Raid. Part 2 discusses the Election of 1860, the Union collapses, secession and Ft. Sumter, SC.
This PowerPoint Lesson comes complete with Interactive visual powerpoint slides and teacher lecture notes. In addition, there are critical thinking questions and teacher answers and 2 interactive activities. Slides have overlays so make sure to view from Presentation mode.
Most information comes from the Pearson Prentice Hall Textbook: U.S History from 1850 2010 version.
SS.912.A.1.4 – Analyze how images may be used to interpret the past.
SS.912.A.2.1 – Review the causes and consequences of the Civil War.
SS.912.A.G.2.1 – Identify the characteristics that define and differentiate regions.