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Slavery: Cause and Catalyst of the Civil War

This book uses images, quotes, and text to discuss the causes of the Civil War. It discusses the roots of slavery in North America, the constitutional question of equal rights, the controversy over state's rights, economic factors, and key political figures involved in secession and emancipation.


25 Pages

Borrowing Instructions

To borrow this book for your class call (662) 680-4015. We have 35 copies to loan for two weeks at a time.  Please give us two weeks advance notice if you would like to borrow this book.


African American History and Culture, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights Movement, Civil War, Commerce and Industry, Government, History, U.S. Presidents, Westward Expansion
National/State Standards:
A clear text with moderate complexity, supplemental images offering comprehensive explanation of the causes of the American Civil War. This is a good text for critical thinking and class discussion.
25 Pages
American Civil War, Slavery, Primary Source, united states colored troops, Dred Scott, Frederick Douglass, Civil War to Civil Rights
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Last updated: April 14, 2015