Tues. 5/30 – 16.1 War Erupts pt.1

I CAN IDENTIFY the reason why each side was fighting the war I CAN EXPLAIN the significance of Fort Sumter to the start of the war I CAN DEFINE what a BORDER STATE is and why they are so valuable in the Civil War. Please discuss a time in your life when you were caught between…

5/21 Mon. – The Election of 1860

I Can Explain why the election of 1860 was the start of the Southern Secession from the U.S. Please explain a time in your life when you experienced a break up or broken friendship. What was it over and were you able to mend the relationship?     Today we will be looking into the Election…

Wed 5/17 – Thurs 5/18. – Who is John Brown?

I Can Explain John Brown’s role in Bleeding Kansas I Can Explain who the actions of John Brown were a major contributing factor in the start of the Civil War Based on our reading about John Brown and Bleeding Kansas, what do you think about him? Please place a dot on where you believe he…

Tues. 5/16 – Who is Dred Scott?

I Can identify the importance of the Dred Scott v. Sanford court decision on the status of slaves in 1850’s America I Can explain the role that the Dred Scott decision had in placing limits on governments ability to control the spread of slavery If a slave owners moves from a slave state to free…

Fri. 5/12 -Mon 5/15 – 15.2 “The Crisis Deepens”

Fr I can Define the Fugitive Slave Act I Can explain the connection between Bleeding Kansas and the Kansas-Nebraska Act   Please explain a time in your life when you disobeyed / broke the rules because it was the right thing to do.   In today’s lesson we will look into chapter 15.2 which will…