Wed 5/9- Westward Expansion and the Spread of Slavery

I Can describe the Northwest Ordinance and its effect on banning slavery I Can Describe the Missouri Compromise of 1820 I Can Describe the Wilmot Proviso and its failed attempt to stop the spread of slavery I Can Describe the Compromise of 1850 I Can Describe the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 I Can Create and…

Wed 5/2 – “Webster, Clay , Calhoun”

For today’s lesson we will be working in groups to identify and distinguish the views on three of the most influential men in 1850’s America. I Can Explain John C. Calhoun’s views on the nature of the Union I Can Explain Henry Clay’s views on the nature of the Union I Can Explain Daniel Webster’s views on…

Mon. 4/30 – Tues 5/1 – Conflicts over States Rights

Today we will be looking into the issue of Nationalism and Sectionalism in relation to the grow of Americas three growing regions; North , South,  and the West. What we will ask ourselves today is “What happens when these three regions begin to grow and have conflicts with issues through the sale of public land, Internal…