Monthly Archives: November 2019

SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT THE EDGE OF THE PRECIPICE!

Ready to show what you know, young Civil War historians? You will have a 20 minute quiz on Tuesday/Wednesday concerning the targets below: I can use perspective to explain how events between the Compromise of 1850 and the Election of … Continue reading

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WHY THE CIVIL WAR? Learning Experience November 21/22

After the election of Abraham Lincoln (THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION IN AMERICAN HISTORY), seven sates seceded from the United States and created their own country – the Confederate States of America. Why did they secede?  And … what caused the … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE NOVEMBER 18/19 – The Edge of the Precipice – Part 2!

Hopefully you are understanding the challenges of the time, and realize that the nation is teetering on the “Edge of the Precipice”. You can review today’s activities and continue moving forward with some ideas by using the second reading from … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE NOVEMBER 14/15 – The Edge of the Precipice

TARGET – I can explain and assess how events between the Compromise of 1850 and the Election of 1860 led to the secession of southern states. We witnessed the rise of slavery in antebellum America, saw the power of King … Continue reading

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The Movement to End Slavery – Learning Experience November 7/11

How did the movement to end slavery begin?  What were some of the ideas and methods of the major abolitionists?  What was the impact of the abolition movement? All good questions, right?   To get an overview of the abolition movement … Continue reading

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RESISTANCE – In Class November 6/11

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Conditions of Antebellum Slavery – For November 6/11

“Death is better than slavery.”  Harriet Ann Jacobs You have hopefully been examining a variety of resources regarding the world of antebellum slavery and are starting to understand the awful conditions of “The Peculiar Institution”.  To examine a bit about … Continue reading

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