The South Secedes

The South Secedes

The force of events moved very quickly upon the election of Lincoln. South Carolina acted first, calling for a convention to SECEDE from the Union. State by state, conventions were held, and the CONFEDERACY was formed.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What could have prevented the secession of the southern states from the Union?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.3 - Historical Process

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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