How do economic, social and cultural factors lead to civil wars? How do the issues of the American Civil War continue to affect our country today? These are the essential questions that we will seek to understand as we begin our investigation into the causes of the Civil War.
All of the assignments listed below should be in your current table of contents for your binder. The order for your assignments may change, however everything should be included. For example, you may choose to put the newest assignments in the back or the front-as long as you have a copy of the assignment.
- Primary/secondary source study guide
- Civil War Vocab Sheet
- “Wolf by the Ears” reading
- Back to the Constitutional Convention worksheet
- Primary/secondary source quiz
- Inhumane and unjust reading
- “Breaking the Chains” readings
- Civil War vocabulary practice
- “Ain’t I a Woman?” reading and Women Warriors worksheet
- Rights of Woman reading
- Notes from Sections 1-4 Jigsaw Readings
Potential future/past details
- Atlas Worksheets, Slavery Divides the Nation, The United States Before the Civil War
- US History Atlas Reading Part 1 and 2. You will need to scroll through in order to find the page that we are working on in class.
- The North and South Readings (updated*) Our class notes
- the Civil War, Episode 1(The Cause) byKen Burns, Our class notes
- “Under God” makes it into the Pledge
- Section 5, Page 505 Class Reading from American Nation
- John Brown Readings, John Brown Writing Assignment
- Case Summaries Assignment, Assassination and Andersonville
- Civil War Pre-Test Post Quiz
- Reconstruction 2 column notes