Common Core-aligned literacy activity on one of the major causes of the Civil War: the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.
This download includes:
1. Student handout with two primary sources relating to the Fugitive Slave Law (1850). Questions accompany the sources.
2. Teacher answer key
This assignment could be used as part of a flipped lesson on the Fugitive Slave Law, a "Do Now" activity, part of a Causes of the Civil War unit or as a homework assignment.