Monday, May 09, 2022

Ken Burns The Civil War Day 1

 EQ: How did sectionalism help lead to civil war?


  •  Vocabulary
  1. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. Uncle Tom's Cabin
  3. Bleeding Kansas
  4. Dred Scott



  1. During the mid-19th century, southerners and northerners both had fears around slavery. What did many southerners fear? What did many northerners fear?
  2. What threatened to upset the “delicate equilibrium of power”?
  3. In the course of three months how many men died in Bleeding Kansas? How long did the events around Bleeding Kansas continue?
  4. In 1857 the Supreme Court refused to free an enslaved person. What was his name? What was the reasoning?
  5. At the end of the video, President Abraham Lincoln called the nation “A House Divided.” What did he mean by this?



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