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Civil War

SS4H5 Explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War.

a. Identify Uncle Tom’s Cabin and John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry and explain how each of these events was related to the Civil War.

b. Discuss how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South.

c. Identify major battles, campaigns, and events: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House.

d. Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and William T. Sherman.

e. Describe the effects of war on the North and South.

 

Vocabulary Words:

Abolitionist

Secede

Confederates

Union

States’ Rights

Sectionalism

Emancipation

Abraham Lincoln

Ulysses S. Grant

Robert E. Lee

Stonewall Jackson

Jefferson Davis

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Slavery

 

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