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What Your Child Is Learning in Unit 5 "The Nation Divides and Reunites"

In this unit, your child will learn about the United States before, during, and after the Civil War. He or she will read about two of the issues that divided the country -- slavery and states' rights -- as well as the difficult period of healing.

Activities You Can Do at Home to Support Your Child's Learning

Chapter 11 Causes of the Civil War

Chapter 12 A Nation Divided

Chapter 13 Reconstruction


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