Focusing on the history of slavery in the United States and how slavery became a social and economic institution, Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction explores the significant events and people that made up this part of American history. Perfect for enhancing your history curriculum, as independent study, or as a tutorial aid, this 128-page social studies resource book explores history, geography, and social studies with activities that involve critical thinking, writing, and technology. The book includes topics such as: slavery, the Civil War, the Reconstruction, the Fugitive Slave Law, Dred Scott, Lincoln's presidency, the Freedman's Bureau, and Jim Crow laws. It also includes vocabulary words, time lines, maps, and reading lists. Aligned to Common Core State Standards, NCSS standards and national and Canadian provincial standards.