Project Learning Through American History: Fact or Fiction? Researching the Causes of the American Civil War, 1st Edition

  • Tayler Cole
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1538330628
  • ISBN-13: 9781538330623
  • DDC: 973.7
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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What were the causes of the American Civil War? Although the answer to this question may at first seem easy to identify, in truth the issues that led to the Civil War were complex and multifaceted. Readers will analyze popular beliefs surrounding the causes of the Civil War. They'll be required to think critically and to identify which proposed causes can be reinforced by reliable information as fact, and which are fictitious.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Questioning the Causes.
2: Northern and Southern Differences.
3: Fact or Fiction? All Southerners Owned Slaves.
4: Fact or Fiction? Tariffs Caused Secession.
5: Fact or Fiction? Slavery Was a Moral Issue.
6: Congressional Compromises.
7: Fact or Fiction? Secession Was Over States' Rights.
8: Fact or Fiction? Lincoln Wanted to Abolish Slavery.
9: Southern Secession.
10: Historical Bias.
11: Different Viewpoints.
12: Remembering the Civil War.