U.S. Civil War - Causes of the Civil War Inquiry Project for American History
US Civil War: Causes of the Civil War Inquiry Project is an inquiry-based lesson into 6 causes of the Civil War. Students work in groups to research a cause of the U.S. Civil War. The groups create an activity for other students to learn about the event/cause. Students “travel” the road to war participating in each other’s activities to learn about and reflect on the events leading to the U.S. Civil War.

*NOTE: Students will need access to informational text, books, or internet to conduct research on their topic.

This detailed guide includes:
 Complete teacher’s guide for 2 days
 Student handouts for creating activities
 Student handouts for taking notes and reflecting on activities


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Created: Mar 2, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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