This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how debates over slavery led to the Civil War.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Lesson 17
Episode 17

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In 1860, the United States was preparing for a Civil War. This war was between the northern and southern states over the issue of slavery and the struggle for political power. How the Civil War...
Secession

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The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
Secession

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The program on "Secession" is divided into two parts, each approximately 18 minutes in length. The five main characters, William, Allen, Jenny, Missy, and Allen's father are fictitious. The political...
We Are Seven | History of SC Slide Collection
We Are Seven | History of SC Slide Collection
Episode 21

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Secession was only a first step in South Carolina's actions to separate from the United States. Other states followed South Carolina. By February of 1861, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi...
Runaway Slaves | History of SC Slide Collection
Runaway Slaves | History of SC Slide Collection
Episode 14

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Runaway slaves were a constant problem in maintaining a workforce of unfree laborers. Slaves ran away because of mistreatment, out of a desire for freedom, or often simply to be reunited with husbands...
Charleston Forts
Episode 2

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The story of the three forts continues with this segment on Fort Johnson and Fort Sumter.