Thursday, May 16, 2024

8th Grade Promotion Video


Student MSIP Survey

 This is a survey created by the state of Missouri for our 6-8 grade students. You are encouraged to answer the questions as truthfully as possible.

MSIP Survey

Monday, May 06, 2024

The Civil War

  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


  •  Ken Burns: The Civil War (Prime Video) 


  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?