Think about it…. Take 5 minutes to answer the questions on your desk!. Today’s Question:. What events led up to the Civil War? . Today’s Activities:. Watch videos/takes notes on events leading up to Civil War 5 minute break John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry. Events Leading Up to the War:.
Take 5 minutes to answer the questions on your desk!
1820: Missouri Compromise of 1820
1850: Compromise of 1850
1854: Kansas Nebraska Act
1855: Bleeding Kansas
1857: Dred Scott decision
1859: John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry
1860: Election of Abraham Lincoln
An agreement that is reached when both sides agree to give up something.
There was a debate about whether new western territories would be ________ states or ________ states.
The Missouri Compromise added _______ as a slave state and ______ as a free state. This helped to balance slave states and free states.
In 1850, California entered the United States as a ________ state.
In return, _________ southerners demanded stronger fugitive slave laws.
Southwest territories would decide the issue of _________for themselves.
The ______ in each territory could decide whether to allow slavery or not. This was called popular sovereignty.
This led to _______ ________.
Using your cards:
Separate into slave states and non slave states.
“It takes one spark to light a fire.”
In 1859, John Brown seized the ______ at Harper’s Ferry.
He hoped this would start a ______ rebellion.
Federal troops, including _____ __ _____, quickly surrounded Brown and his men.
Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry struck ______ in the hearts of white Southerners.
In each box, create a headline and opening paragraph for 3 newspapers. Each headline should identify one of the compromises we discussed today (Missouri, 1850, Kansas Nebraska) and each paragraph should provide specific details about what each compromise did or did not do.