A Nation Divided: Causes of the Civil War

From the Series Understanding the Civil War
  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 9
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

The election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 and the secession crisis that followed was not just the prelude to the Civil War, but the culmination of deep-rooted controversies and conflicts spanning many decades. This volume explores the chief causes for the Civil War. The economic, geographic, cultural, and social differences, between the northern and southern states are examined. Slavery, the Abolitionist movement, and events such as the Dred Scott decision are covered in detail.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
Age Range 10 - 14
Dewey 973.71
Lexile 870L
ATOS Reading Level 6.8
Guided Reading Level U
Subjects History
Genres Nonfiction
Publisher Crabtree Publishing
Imprint Crabtree Classics
Copyright 2012
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions 8.5 x 10
BISACS JNF025270, JNF025130, JNF025170
Rights Included WORLD
Language English

Author: Jeff Putnam