Why Secede? Close Reading and Analysis – please make your group’s copy on GoogleClassroom.
Remember, you’re looking for the WHY of secession. Why did the states secede?
Secession Statements Resources:
- The Reasons for Secession: A DOCUMENTARY STUDY
- The Declaration of Causes of Seceding States — This will explain the “Why?”
- STUDENT OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR — search “secession” or “secede.” — This will explain the “Why?”
- Secession Acts of the Thirteen Confederate States
Before your next English class:
- Complete your summary of your state’s reasons for secession.
- Create your state’s secession flag. It does not have to be beautiful art; it has to be a clear illustration of the reasons why your state seceded. (Stick figures are fine!)