Prelude to the war (Homework Lesson)


Prelude to the war
A Divided Nation (1849-1861)
Lesson 2
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Prelude to the war
A Divided Nation (1849-1861)
Lesson 2

Slide 1 - Slide


Learning objective
At the end of this lesson you understand and explain the (direct) causes that led to the Civil War.

Slide 2 - Slide


What did you learn so far?
A few questions to refresh your memory

Slide 3 - Slide

Know your presidents!
Martin van Buren
Abraham Lincoln
John Quincy Adams
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson

Slide 4 - Drag question


Explain
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
The slavery discussion has an economic background.

Slide 5 - Open question


True or false?
Through the transatlantic slave trade, many Africans were shipped to America from the seventeenth century to work there on the plantations. Soon it became common to treat them as slaves and laws were established to recognize this slavery.
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True
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False

Slide 6 - Quiz


Differences
What differences were there between the northern and southern states of America?
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In the North there was more trade and industry and agriculture was mainly based on family businesses.
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The North supported abolitionism, the South supported the Ku Klux Klan.
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After the invention of the Cotton Gin, the tobacco industry in the South flourished again, making it richer than the North.
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The South was for a strong federal authority, the Noth was in favor of more power for the individual states.

Slide 7 - Quiz

US: before and after 1850
Free State as a result of the Compromis of 1850
Free State as a result of the Missouri Compromis
Slave State as a result of the Missouri Compromis
Slave State as a result of the Kansas-Nebreska Act
Slave State as a result of the Kansas-Nebreska Act

Slide 8 - Drag question


Hidden Objects
Can you find the historical objects in the room?

Slide 9 - Slide

Cotton
Lincoln
Cannon
Old flag
Cotton Gin
United States

Slide 10 - Drag question


Lifeline
People reacting to the historical events.

Slide 11 - Slide

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Ask yourself how both persons would have reacted about the event. Drag the hotspots: very happy is +5, neutral is 0 and not happy is -5. 

Lifeline
Use the texts given by your teacher!
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Slide 12 - Drag question


When were the persons the most happy in the periode before the Civil War?
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Explain your answer.

Slide 13 - Open question


When were the persons the least happy in the periode before the Civil War?
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
Explain your answer.

Slide 14 - Open question


Do you think the persons voted for Lincoln in the 1860 elections?
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
Explain your answer.

Slide 15 - Open question