Lesson details

Grade
8
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

The Civil War

Subtopic

Southern States Secede

Commemorating South Carolina’s Secession

Duration: 
Less than 1 hour
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

On December 20,1860, the delegates of a special South Carolina state convention voted unanimously to secede from the Union. Secession had been brewing for more than a decade, as white South Carolinians became increasingly alarmed about the protection of state sovereignty under the U. S.Constitution. This activity helps students learn about SC's Secession, vocabulary and facts.

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