This activity will help students visualize and comprehend the Missouri Compromise. Students will be asked to analyze graphics and information to map the Missouri Compromise. There are also several comprehension and critical thinking questions for students to answer regarding the Missouri Compromise and its influence.
The Missouri Compromise - Worksheet (PDF)
The Missouri Compromise - Worksheet (ODT)*
The Missouri Compromise - Answer Key (PDF)
*If you'd prefer your students to type their responses and complete the activity on the computer use the ODT format.
Coloring Supplies (Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils, etc.)
Textbooks or Internet Connection*
*Web links are included to information about the Missouri Compromise. Otherwise, most basic U.S. history textbooks should have a map and information students can use to complete the activity.