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The American Civil War1861-1865
Who American citizens
What A war between members of the same group or
country
When 1861-1865
Where The United States of America
Why Some states disagreed with the American
government about the issue of slavery, and they
wanted to be their own country.
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The Union States
Also called
The North
The Yankees
Army led by
Ulysses S. Grant
Political views
Did not agree with slavery
Soldiers Uniform
Blue
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Confederate States
Also called
The South
The Rebels
Army led by
Robert E. Lee
Political views
Wanted to continue slavery
Soldiers Uniform
Grey
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Important People
Abraham Lincoln The President of the United
States during the time of the Civil War. He
wanted to abolish, or end, slavery.
Harriet Tubman Created the Underground
Railroad for the slaves to use to escape to the
north.
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Throughout this unit you will read a variety of
selections that relate to the Civil War.
Here is a preview of the unit selections
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Half Slave and Half Free
In this photobiography, Abraham Lincoln struggles
with the question of personal rights versus
states rights in his fight to end slavery.
8
Carrying the Running Aways
In this folktale, a courageous slave rows
numerous others across the Ohio River to freedom.
9
So I Became a Soldier
This nonfiction selection illustrates how many
boys from the North and South enthusiastically
enlist as soldiers after the battle at Fort
Sumter.
10
Charley Skedaddle
In this historical fiction selection, a
twelve-year-old boy gets swept up in the frenzy
of war, then must deal with the consequences of
his actions.
11
The Siege of Vicksburg
In this historical fiction selection, a young
woman and her friends are trapped in a basement
tunnel as the Siege of Vicksburg rages around
them.
12
Under Siege
These excerpts from the diary of a Union woman
detail the terror of the besieged residents of
Vicksburg.
13
Emancipation
In this nonfiction selection, the reactions of
the freed slaves emphasize the invaluable
importance of freedom.
14
The Gettysburg Address
In this immortal speech, Abraham Lincoln pays
tribute to the soldiers at Gettysburg and the
noble cause for which they gave their lives.
15
Partner Activity
Think about what you know about war.
With your partner, create a circle map that
contains everything that you know about war.
War
Be sure to Include a frame of reference.
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