This PowerPoint discusses the ways that the United States tried to avoid the Civil War. It covers some of the events and compromises leading up to the war.
Compromise of 1850
Fugitive Slave Law
John Brown's Raid
Confederate States of America
** This item is part of a bundle that includes 3 PowerPoint presentations, 2 ten question true/false quizzes, vocabulary, a Diary of an Escaping Slave Project, a jeopardy review game, and a unit test. Some of the topics covered in the bundle are cotton’s role in dividing the North and South, Nat Turner, Frederick Douglass, the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, the Compromise of 1850, and the Fugitive Slave Law. (some items are exclusive to the bundle). It can be purchased here:
Slavery Divides the Nation Unit Plan