Mrs. Lane's History Class

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Third 9 Weeks' Topics:

Causes of the Civil War

  • Peculiar Institution (slavery)
  • Fugitive Slave Laws
  • Popular sovereignty
  • Black Codes
  • Abolition
  • Free Soilers
  • Mason-Dixon Line
  • Emancipation
  • Confederacy
  • Union
  • Missouri Compromise
  • Nat Turner Rebellion
  • Underground Railroad
  • Compromise of 1850
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • Bleeding Kansas
  • Dred Scott Decision
  • Secession

American Civil War

  • Civil War draft system
  • Africans in the Civil War
  • Women’s roles in the Civil War
  • Anaconda Plan
  • Sherman’s March
  • War devastation


  • South in ruins
  • Radical Republicans
  • Wade-Davis Bill
  • Freedman’s Bureau
  • Lincoln’s assassination
  • Johnson’s reconstruction plan
  • Radical Reconstruction
  • 13th, 14, or 15th Amendment
  • Civil Rights’ Act
  • KKK (careful with this, must get preapproval with finished product)
  • Jim Crow Laws
  • Poll Tax AND Literacy Tests
  • Black Codes
  • Carpet Bagger
  • Scalawag

Industrial Revolution

Steel and Rails

Transcontinental Railroad

Factory Life


Robber Barons

City Life


Great Migration

Labor Unions

Women working


Sherman-Anti-Trust Act


Farm Life Changes

NC Industries

High Point

School Improvements

National Farmers Alliance

Centennial Exposition

20th Century and War

Competition between Nations

New War Inventions


League of Nations

Trench Warfare

U Boats

Zimmerman Telegram

Women's Suffrage

Seneca Falls, NY

Elizabeth Cady Stanton




19th Amendment and NC's Reaction

Limiting Immigration

Red Scare

Roaring 20's

Fashion and Fads

Highway Act of 1921

Impact of Automobile

Harlem Renaissance

Great Depression

Being in the Depression (economy)


Stocks during this time

Over-production of Goods

Dust Bowl

New Deal

Hundred Days

Live at Home

Fireside Chats





Pearl Harbor

Ration Books


Hiroshima and Nagasaki

20th Century Trends

Changing Women's Roles

Changing from Manufacturing to Service Industries

Children's Buying Power

Moving to Suburbs/Cities

Baby Boom

Interstate Highway Act of 1956

Cold War (American POV)

United Nations

Atomic Fallout

Cuban Missile-Crisis

1st Man on the Moon/NASA

Keeping War-Torn Nations out of Communist Control

Vietnam (in general)

Civil Rights/Civil Rights Movement


Plessy vs. Ferguson

Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka

Varies Civil Rights Leaders

March on Washington


Hispanic Americans

Bilingual Education

Native Americans (remember in this time period)

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

Physically Challenged

Woolworth Lunch Counter (or another protest under sit-in, busing, etc.)

Pearsall Plan

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Science and Technology

New Communication Devices

Medical Advances

War on Drugs

Gulf War