This week we explored the some of the conditions and characteristics of the Northern and Southern areas of the United States before the Civil War.
Why would one part of the country want to separate themselves from the other? What were some of differences that lead to this drastic action? How can we get a sense of daily life by carefully examining primary sources like posters, illustrations, paintings and photographs?
Each student rotated through a series of stations and detailed what they saw and how the image could inform them about what it would be like to live in this area of the country.