Lesson

Southern States Secede

Lesson Overview

The students will be able to research the point of view of a unionists, cooperationists, secessionists/radicals (fire-eaters), Lincoln, and a South Carolina population representative in order to answer questions during a debate on slavery, states’ rights, and SC secession.  
 

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

How did various groups in South Carolina view secession?
 

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

8

Social Studies

If there are no IPads/Computers/Tablets available, then students can use the information that has been printed off from the websites to access the primary and secondary sources.  
 

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Lesson Created By: Mary Huffman