Slavery / Political Compromises / Economic Tensions Leading up to Civil War - Resources

Slavery -

Efforts to reach political compromise - and handout -

Dred Scott Supreme Court case -

Economic spark/issues between North and South -

Key Figures in the War -


Abolition Resources


Harriet Tubman - http://www.civilwarhome.com/tubmanbio.htm

Sojourner Truth - http://www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/truth_s.htm

Harriet Beecher Stowe - http://womenshistory.about.com/od/stoweharriet/p/stowe_profile.htm 
(scroll down page)

Elijah Lovejoy - http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/bio/elijah.html

Search for quote here - http://thinkexist.com/quotes/top/occupation/abolitionist/

Links to complete CIVIL WAR timeline homework:

Battle of Bull Run - http://www.history.com/videos/first-battle-of-bull-run#first-battle-of-bull-run




Battle of Antietam - http://www.history.com/videos/the-battle-of-antietam#the-battle-of-antietam




Battle of Gettysburg - http://www.history.com/topics/battle-of-gettysburg/videos#the-battle-of-gettysburg


Sherman's March to the Sea & Dolly Sumner Lunt's journal: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/sherman.htm


Key Figures in Civil War -

Secession maps:
US-SecessionMap.jpg
http://www.phschool.com/curriculum_support/taks/images/TANU5_ques8.jpg



SouthernSecession.gif
http://www.maps.com/ref_map.aspx?cid=680,747,1301&pid=11327&nav=MS



Civil_War_in_the_East_(1862).JPG
http://faculty.sheltonstate.edu/~cboening/maps/U.S./Civil%20War%20in%20the%20East%20%281862%29.JPG


shermanMarch.jpg
Map of Sherman's March to the Sea (and beyond!)