Focus: This domain lays the foundation for more in-depth study in later grades of a critical period in American history. Students learn about the controversy between the North and the South over slavery. Students also become familiar with the achievements of key historical figures during this time, including Harriet Tubman, Clara Barton, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Robert E. Lee.
Number of Lessons: 12
Lesson Time: 60 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: nonfiction • Underground Railroad • Red Cross • Union • Confederacy • Jefferson Davis • Emancipation Proclamation