Mr. Harms has designed a number of PowerPoint and Keynote presentations to help students understand history. Designed by a teacher for teachers, this PowerPoint focuses on “Trouble In Kansas“.
This presentation is designed to give students an overview of the escalation of hostilities in the Kansas Territory over the slavery issue. Students will be shown maps, animations and descriptions of some of the major events dealing with the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
The presentation is totally customizable, allowing you to add your own pictures, graphics and animations to take what we’ve done even farther. It comes with presentation notes to help you discuss the subject and engage them in the slavery debate. At less than $4.00, it will save you time and lay the foundation for presentations that help students understand and remember.
The Topics include: Election of 1852, Franklin Pierce, The Whig Party, Sectionalism, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Transcontinental Railroad, Bleeding Kansas, Attack on Lawrence, John Brown, The Pottowatomie Massacre, Charles Sumner, Preston Brooks.
Number of Slides: 38 $3.80
Included in The Presentation Package:
1. Keynote Presentation
2. Power Point Presentation
3. Text edit file of the outline of the presentation and presenter’s notes. (The package is a digital download (Zip File) of these three items.
We have a number of PowerPoints related to American History. These units are proven to engage students in a way that text books and documentaries can’t. Hundreds of teachers are using these lesson plans to bring history to life for students. It’s a unit you’ll use year after year.
McDougal Littel’s United States History: Beginnings To 1877
A Divided Nation 1848-1860
Chapter 15, Section 1 “The Debate Over Slavery”