Students will be able to explain the social and political events that led to the Civil War
Students will be able to explain the course of the Civil War.
SS.8.A.4.2 - Describe the debate surrounding the spread of slavery into western territories and Florida
SS.8.A.5.1 - Explain the causes of the Civil War (sectionalism, slavery, states' rights, balance of power in the Senate)
SS.8.A.5.2 - Analyze the role of slavery in the development of sectional conflict
SS.8.A.5.1 - Explain the course and consequence of the Civil War
SS.8.A.5.3 - Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of Abraham Lincoln's presidency
SS.8.A.5.4 - Identify the division (Confederate and Union States, Border states, western territories) of the United States at the outbreak of the Civil War
SS.8.A.5.5 - Compare Union and Confederate strengths and weaknesses
Exam Schedule Friday: 1, 3. Tuesday: 4, 6 Wednesday: 5, 7
1. Review study guide
2. Final Exam
3. Letters. Write a letter to a teacher. Explain why that teacher is your favorite, or why that class is your favorite, or describe your favorite activity.
4. Clean the classroom!
1. The Civil War article and questions
2. Study guide for final exam
1. Finish the "Division" video
2. Study guide for the U.S. History Final Exam (Schedule)
A. Review the "King of Cotton" and "African Americans in the South" activities from last week.
“Division” from the America: The Story of Us series
1. How did the development of canals impact the U.S.?
2. Describe the impact the cotton gin had on slavery.
3. Describe the social and technological advancements related to the Lowell textile mills.
4. Describe key people involved with the Underground Railroad.
5. Describe John Brown’s role in the Abolition Movement to end slavery.
6. Describe Abraham Lincoln’s role in the start of the Civil War.
(if you are absent, you can watch the video on Netflix.)