In this unit, we will study the crisis of the union, pro-slavery and anti-slavery arguments and conflicts, the Compromise of 1850 and popular sovereignty, the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the emergence of the Republican Party, and the Election of 1860. We will also study the Civil War and Reconstruction.

- Documents will be analyzed from several resources throughout the unit.

- DBQ’s from AP Test Prep Series, as well as released copies from the College Board.