The Civil War was caused by sectionalism, lifestyle, secession, and slavery, was impacted by Southern and Northern leaders, was fought in many battles and as a result started the Reconstruction era in America. It created two new territories that would allow the states to use to determine whether they would be free or slave. The Republicans disagree of the spreading of slavery and would take this issue to Congress,whenever they can,to stop its expansion. But it also increase the number of slaves on the plantation. New York: Hill and Wang. President Lincoln referred to the human rights stated in the Declaration of Independence and the new focus of the Civil War to be a struggle for the preservation of those basic human rights. The document stated that after January 1, 1863, slaves belonging to all Southern states that were still in rebellion would be free Tackach 45.
Rationale These activities will guide students to information which will assist them in making connections about the American Civil War. It is the idea that states would have the right to rule federal acts unconstitutional. After researching several informational texts, write an argumentative essay in which you answer the question and explain your reasons in suport of your opinion. The teaching task is an extended, multiple day classroom assignment. Thus, the southern economy became a one crop economy , depending on cotton and therefore on slavery.
Elements of the plan can be completed offline, while others can complete the online components. In addition, it helped in liberating the people who had different opinions and gave them reasons to live for better ideals. The Coming of the Civil War. Bibliography Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War 2011. At the same time, the increase in the number of plantations willing to move from other crops to cotton meant an ever greater need for slaves. The American Civil War was the outcome of many events and topics of time that were before the start of the war. Provides appropriate details to support and develop the focus, opinion, or claim with minor lapses in the reasoning, examples, or explanations.
From inauguration of the Constitution, differing opinions existed on the role of federal government. Clicking on each performance level of the rubric will enable teacher access to annotated student writing for that level. Some of these events are the causes of the American civil war. This book talks exclusively about the border clashes between the North and the South before the Civil War. Days 2-3 Preview texts The teacher can provide students with all of the texts or offer students a list of acceptable sources from which to choose. Why were the southern states so dependent upon slaves that they were willing to fight a war over their right to keep them? The inventor Eli Whitney created the cotton gin. But as the President of America,he made a promise to the Constitution,which protected slavery.
Teachers must first set up a class at and along with student accounts on each. Step 1: Each team member must read the information on the following websites to familiarize themselves with the events surrounding the assassination of President Lincoln. The main cause was difference in economic and social capabilities between the North and the South. Retrieved June 18, 2011 from America and the Civil War. This newspaper should document Civil War events. As impoverished refugees from the of the 1840s and 1850s, many of these new immigrants could be hired as factory workers at low wages, thus reducing the need for slavery in the North.
In fact, it may have divided them more than the Revolution had brought them together. With the high demand of cotton. The first major compromise was the Missouri Compromise, which was an imaginary line across the thirty-six and thirty degrees latitude. In the process, the South took control of federal installations, including forts in the region which would give them a foundation for war. At the time, the North had eleven non-slave states and the South had eleven slave states. Could it have caused his death? Major events and important people of the Civil War shed light on how the war's causes were spread, campaigns developed, and what lead to its eventual end.
Maintains an organizational structure intentionally and effectively. General Education Goals This curriculum web was developed to help students make connections between research and real events. Provides a list of sources using appropriate format. This included many of the wealthiest families, a number of whom owned large plantations. There is a direct relationship between the geography, climate, economy, and population of the United States in the years before the Civil War that fostered tension in the country. The federal government denied states this right. However, nothing beats descriptive comments that are best written in the margins of the papers where they are most appropriate.
This change in the North meant that society evolved as people of different cultures and classes had to work together. This was later to end when the last general, Stand Watie, surrendered on June 23, 1865. Timeline is mostly neat, some clutter, and only one inaccurate segment. On April 15, Lincoln called for 75,000 volunteers to join the Northern army. The teacher asks students to read the teaching task and make notes or discuss with peers things they already know about this issue or topic. The teaching task requires students to read, analyze, and comprehend written materials and then write cogent arguments, explanations, or narratives in the subjects they are studying. Students should be encouraged to refer to the teaching task so that their notes are relevant to the prompt.