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History 8-2, Assignment Ten, The Civil War, Part One

 

 

 

Assignment Ten
The Civil War, Part One

Deadline, 4/09, 80 points

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Winfield Scott

Winfield Scott

Black Civil War Soldier and His Family

Black Civil War Soldier and His Family

George Pickett

Major General George Pickett

U.S. Grant

U.S. Grant

Lincoln at Antietam

Lincoln at Antietam

 

 

What events and people shaped the
beginnings of the Civil War?

What pushed Americans to war with each other?

What advantages did the Union have?

What advantages did the Confederacy have?

What were the intermediate and long-term
goals of each side?

Civil War Bombardment Company

Civil War Cannon Company

 

 

Description

The Civil War developed after a long and hateful debate about the differences between North and South had festered in the United States since before the days of the Constitution.

Objectives

Students will identify and describe factors contributing to the beginnings of the Civil War.

Essential questions

See the top of the page.

Special instructions

Complete the printed assignment. Please staple all your pages together.

 

Vocabulary

NA

Rubric

To come.

 

 

Links

Printed files

Click here to open a PDF version of the assignment. The links are also on the PDF file.

Click here to open the PDF Civil War timeline we used in class.

Media files

To come

Online files

Click here to access an excellent collection of Civil War photos from the Library of Congress.

Click here for a glossary of Civil War terms.

Click here to access the PDF file for the timeline we used in class.

For examples of three paragraph essays, click here.

For a chronological list of Civil War battles, click here.

For the biographies, open a Google search and type in 'Civil War Generals'. The search ribbon at the top of the screen will take you to some excellent biographies.

Click here to access a huge collection of Civil War photos available through the Library of Congress.

Click here to access the Power Point about the Civil War, Part One, we used in class.

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