Welcome: Antebellum America: A Nation Divided
Description: Students will learn about the origins and growth of slavery in the South as well as the growth of factories in the North and how the two economic models were parallel. Students will also learn how the US Congress was unable to resolve the slavery issue.
Grade Level: 6-8
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: cotton gin, slave codes, interchangeable parts, immigrants, plantations, auctions, Compromises
Author(s): Chris Miraglia, April Salas