This is an inquiry lesson where students will do research to answer the main, inquiry question about the Cause of the American Civil War. Students will develop a hypothesis, search for evidence in multiple primary and secondary sources, and complete a graphic organizer. Through this process students will develop a strong answer to the inquiry question posed at the beginning. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core and National Council for the Social Studies standards and has been endorsed by the History Channel.
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Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan, Presentation
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