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Causes of the Civil War | Civil War Map and Activities DIGITAL and PRINTABLE


Total Pages: 40
File Size: 32 MB


Your students will enjoy learning about the events leading to the Civil War and the causes of this important time in US History with this interactive packet. Now includes a DIGITAL VERSION for Google Classroom. The hands-on approach to learning through the components of this resource will surely help your students learn and understand the cause/effect relationships of events in this period of history!

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This resource includes both a printable version AND a digital version. The digital version is on Google Slides and is perfect for distance learning, independent work, centers, and more!

This high-interest, engaging packet has 5 components:
• Create a Timeline: Students construct a timeline of the major events leading to the Civil War using the printable timeline boxes.
• Interactive Notebook Foldables: Printable foldables for each of the major events can be used for student note-taking and learning the chronology of the events.
• Map It Out: This foldable activity helps students better understand the geography of some of the major events in this time frame. Perfect for adding to interactive notebooks.
• Information Guide: This printable is helpful for student note-taking and for use throughout the unit.
• Bulletin Board Timeline Display: Use these for a bulletin board or classroom activity to identify the chronology of the events leading to the war.

The packet also includes a teacher-direction sheet with photo examples of the projects in use in the classroom. It is very clear and easy-to-use; basically just print and go!

The following events are addressed in this packet:
Missouri Compromise
Nat Turner’s Rebellion
Wilmot Proviso
Compromise of 1850
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Bleeding Kansas
Dred Scott Decision
John Brown’s Raid
Abraham Lincoln’s Election
Battle of Fort Sumter

Click HERE to see the companion unit: Events During The Civil War

You can find each of the individual Social Studies Interactive Notebooks and Mini Units here:
Maps, Continents, and Landforms
Explorers of the World
Road to the Revolutionary War
The Revolutionary War
The 13 Colonies (Geography)
Colonial America – Daily Life
Colonial America – Jobs and Trades
Lewis and Clark Expedition
The Oregon Trail
The Gold Rush
The Civil War – Events Leading to the War
The Civil War
The U.S. Constitution
3 Branches of U.S. Government
Elections and the Voting Process

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