This presentation covers the events that led up to the beginning of the Civil War in South Carolina. It goes over the comfortable way of life that slavery provided many in SC, the abolitionist movement (and Underground Railroad), the debate over the new US territories, election of Abraham Lincoln, and the reasons for the secession of South Carolina from the Union.
Includes discussion questions at the end of the presentation!
This is a great presentation if you teach South Carolina history and covers all of the material in the related standards and highlights from the support documents. Standard: SS 3-4.3
Assessment found here:
South Carolina - Causes of the Civil War Assessments & Vocabulary
This presentation is also included in:
South Carolina - Causes of the Civil War Complete Set
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