Teaching the Causes of the Civil War, 1850-1861
Editor: Michael Karpyn
Contributors: To be named
Publisher: New York, Peter Lang Forthcoming
Educators often face the challenge of how to best teach the numerous and complex issues that led to the beginning of the Civil War. The specter of slavery as a root cause of the conflict cannot be ignored but is also a difficult topic to introduce to students in an educationally-meaningful manner. This volume will bridge the varied challenges of teaching this subject in a manner that is approachable and applicable to educators at all levels.