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Standard 4-6.3

4-6.3 Explain the specific events and issues that led to the Civil War, including sectionalism, slavery in the territories, states rights, the presidential election of 1860, and secession.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 2 | Palmetto Heritage

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Back in South Carolina in December 1860 for a short Christmas break, Allen finds the Secession convention in session at the First Baptist Church in Columbia. He then accompanies his father, who is a...
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage

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The story begins in 1858 in South Carolina. William Taylor's cousin Allen is visiting from Connecticut. Secession "fever" is rapidly engulfing the state. The scene shifts to West Point where the...
Brooks-Sumner Affair | Palmetto Heritage
Brooks-Sumner Affair | Palmetto Heritage

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In 1857 during the heated debate on Kansas in the Senate, Charles Sumner delivered a two-day speech entitled "The Crime Against Kansas," which contained an insulting denunciation of Senator Andrew...