Ch 6: CLEP Social Sciences and History: Sectional Conflict in the U.S.

About This Chapter

The video lessons in this Sectional Conflict in the U.S. chapter are simple and informative. They are designed to increase your knowledge of important events in U.S. history. These include the Civil War and the Battle of Fort Sumter. In addition to watching the lessons, you can take the multiple-choice quizzes to make sure you are retaining the material.

CLEP Social Sciences & History: Sectional Conflict in the U.S. - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The video lessons in the Sectional Conflict in the U.S. chapter will assist you in learning about topics such as the Lincoln election and debates. Once you have viewed these fun video lessons, you might have a clearer understanding of topics such as:

  • Bloody Kansas
  • John Brown's Raid
  • Slavery conflicts in the 1850s
  • The southern secession

Video Objective
Uncle Tom's Cabin and Tension Over Slavery in the 1850s Study the Fugitive Slave Act, the Missouri Compromise and slavery in the 1850s.
Bloody Kansas: Causes, Effects and Summary of Events Learn about Bleeding Kansas and the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
Dred Scott v. Sanford and President Buchanan Discuss the Dred Scott decision which occurred during the Buchanan presidency.
John Brown's Raid at Harper's Ferry: Fighting Slavery Learn about abolitionist John Brown's crusade.
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858: Summary and Significance Discuss the senatorial debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
Lincoln's Election, Southern Secession and the New Confederacy Review the election of 1860 and the secession of South Carolina.
The Battle of Fort Sumter and the Start of the Civil War Learn about the crisis at Fort Sumter, which essentially started the Civil War.

Chapter Practice Exam
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