Unit 1 - The Civil War and Reconstruction - Lesson 1.2 - Breakdown of Compromises discusses the famous pre-Civil War compromises such as: Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850, Kansas-Nebraska Act, "Bleeding Kansas", Dred Scott Decision and John Browns Raid.
SS.912.A.2.1* – Review causes and consequences of the Civil War.
LA.1184.108.40.206 – Organize information to show relationships among facts, ideas and events
SS.912.A.1.4 – Analyze how images may be used to interpret the past.
SS.912.A.2.7 – Review the Native American Experience
SS.912.A.3.10 – Review different economic and philosophic ideologies.
This Unit is broken up into three parts.
- Part 1 discusses the Civil War, lessons 1.1-1.5.
- Part 2 discusses Reconstruction which are lessons 1.6-1.8
- Part 3 discusses Going West which are lessons 1.9 and 1.10.
This lesson comes complete with Interactive visual powerpoint slides which include teacher lecture notes. In addition, there are critical thinking questions and teacher answers may include at least one interactive activity *or* review. Slides have overlays so make sure to view from Presentation mode. In addition, there is also discounted Student versions available as well.
Most information comes from:
-Pearson Prentice Hall Textbook: U.S History from 1850 2010 version.
-Gateway to U.S History: The Bridge to Success on Florida's EOC Test - Florida Transformative Education
-Additional research using various academic and historical websites.