A Nation Divided: Causes of the Civil War

A Nation Divided: Causes of the Civil War

Jeff Putnam (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199454

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Description

The election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 and the secession crisis that followed was not just the prelude to the Civil War, but the culmination of deep-rooted controversies and conflicts spanning many decades. This volume explores the chief causes for the Civil War. The economic, geographic, cultural, and social differences, between the northern and southern states are examined. Slavery, the Abolitionist movement, and events such as the Dred Scott decision are covered in detail.

Reading Level
Lexile
1009L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.8
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
History
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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