This unit will trace the evolution and demise of slavery, sectional arguments, especially those related to the concept of Manifest Destiny along with the social and sectional divides created by the War Between the States.

Start with the unit outline below. What you will find is very basic -- it is your job to add the details and information you feel, based on your use of the text and AP related materials, is missing. Remember, this will ulltimately be your review source for the exam, therefore the key words are COMPLETE and CONCISE. Too much information or inclusion of useless information will destroy the intent. Once you are done here, go to any of the links below to add you comments regarding the text and supplemental readings. Overall comments go on the general discussions page.

sectionalism/slavery/conflict/reconstruction (wpd) -- external image octet-stream.png sectionalism-reconstruction.wpd
sectionalism/slavery/conflict/reconstruction (word) -- external image msword.png sectionalism-reconstruction.doc

chapters 12-16

Black Work Ethic
Northern Response to Slavery
Abolitionist Beginnings
Civil War and Spirit of Compromise
Reconstruction-A Revolutionary Manque
John C Calhoun-Marx of the Master Class
Lincoln and the Self Made Myth
Wendell Phillips-Patrician as Agitator
Reconstruction and Impeachment
Conflict and Consensus in American Revolution
A Troublesome Property
Slavery and Republican Ideology
Freedman and Reorganization of Plantation Labor
Conflict Over Slavery
Quality of Slave Labor and Racism



outside readings
political cartoons
quotes

assignments

change over time worksheet-westward expansion/slavery 1820-1850 (wpd) -- external image octet-stream.png change over time 1820-1850 expansion.wpd
change over time worksheet-westward expansion/slavery 1820-1850 (word -- external image msword.png change over time 1820-1850 expansion.doc
change over time worksheet-CW/reconstruction 1850-1877 (wpd) -- external image octet-stream.png change over time 1850-1877.wpd
change over time worksheet-CW/reconstruction 1850-1877 (word) -- external image msword.png change over time 1850-1877.doc

student support materials


These materials are attached to the AP Interactive website. Please keep in mind that much of the material here is in addition to material covered in class and, therefore, should not be overlooked.