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Causes of the Civil War

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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. (more…)

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Economics and Early U.S. History

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Our essential question for this mini-unit is: “How did the United States become the biggest “economic force in the world? We will learn some of the basic terms necessary for economic thinking ¬†and begin to discuss early American history through the lens of economics.

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