Q4, Wk4

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #32
Unit of InstructionAntebellum North and South
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.5.2 Analyze the role of slavery in the development of sectional conflict.

SS.8.A.5.1 Explain the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War
(sectionalism, slavery, states’ rights, balance of power in the Senate). 

SS.8.A.4.2 Describe the debate surrounding the spread of slavery into western
territories and Florida

SS.8.A.4.1 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward
expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness (Wilmot Proviso,
Compromise of 1850, Kansas Nebraska Act, Lincoln-Douglas Debates). 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • I can explain the Missouri and 1850 Compromises
  • I can create a compromise on slavery
  • I can explain how the Kansas-Nebraska Act caused conflict
  • I can explain the impact of Dredd-Scott
  • I can evaluate the Dredd-Scott Case
  • I can evaluate John Brown as a person
Classroom Activities

Day 1:



Notes on the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850

Compromise of 1850 Simulation

WB Chapter 16

Day 2:



Kansas-Nebraska Act Notes

Exit Ticket

Day 3



Dredd-Scott Case Group Activity

Republican Notes/Discussion

John Brown Terrorist or Freedom Fighter


Assignments Due

1850 Compromise WS

Dredd-Scott/John Brown WS

CH 16 WB Packet due April 25/26

Additional Resources