Grade Level: 9-12
Lesson Length: 80 minutes
- Students will be able to analyze primary documents and identify the relation between student attendance and the political and societal context of the time.
- Students will be able to analyze and apply their prior knowledge to interpret the perspectives of those during the outbreak of the Civil War.
- Students will be able to identify the primary causes of South Carolina’s secession from the Union.
Recommended CitationColfer, Jessica, "The Election of 1860 and the Secession of the South" (2019). Lesson Plans. Paper 1.