• *Learning Objectives:
    -Identifying how the leaders of the United States met the challenges of establishing 
    a stable democratic government and economy during the 19th century (1800's). 
    -Evaluating the conflicts that pulled the North and South apart and the attempts to 
    resolve the issues dividing the country.
    -Analysis of how the Civil War ended, key events/individuals at the close of the war, the impact on the Union and Confederate States, and the economic/physical/emotional effects and consequences of the conflict on the country.
    -Identifying the political conflict over how to put the country "back together" and rebuild the South after the Civil War and evaluate the impact of Reconstruction on African-Americans and other Southerners.

     

    Monday 5/18 and Tuesday 5/19

    *In the last section we were looking at the Emancipation Proclamation and the effect it had on the war effort.  We are now going to look at how the war caused social and economic change on the North and South, along with how the Union finally won the war (spoiler alert ;). 

    As an introduction to the some of the key events, you can watch the following clip regarding the turning point of the Civil War and The Battle of Gettysburg:

    The Battle of Gettysburg in 3 Minutes

    **Using your Creating America history book and/or the online text, read over Section 17-2 "War Affects Society" (online link to section 17-2 War Affects Society) and Section 17-3 "The North Wins" (online link to section 17-3 The North Wins). 

    Complete the following Microsoft Forms assignment regarding main ideas centered on how society is affected along with the end of the war:

    17-2 War Affects Society & 17-3 The North Wins main ides questions 

    Optional - This Day in History Links:

    Monday = 5/18 This Day in History

    Tuesday = 5/19 This Day in History

     

    Wednesday 5/20 (Final grade of quarter)

    *As a recap and review of The American Civil War, log into EdPuzzle to watch and complete the accompanying questions from "The History Channel America Story of U.S.:  Civil War".  You will need to complete this as it will be taken as an assessment for the Civil War and final grade of the quarter.  

    EdPuzzle: Story of U.S. Civil War

     

    Optional - This Day in History Links:

    Wednesday = 5/20 This Day in History

       

    Optional Enrichment:  Thursday 5/21 and Friday 5/22

     *We have spent the last couple weeks looking at an overview of the American Civil War.  To close things, we are going to look at how the Civil War broguth many changes and challenges to the United States and how there was some rebuilding that took place known as The Reconstruction Period.

    As an introduction to the some of the key events, you can watch the following clip regarding the aftermath of the Civil War and the Assassination of Lincoln shortly after the close of the war:

    America the Story of Us: Lincoln | History 

    Reconstruction: An Overview

    **Using your Creating America history book and/or the online text, scan over Section 17-4 "The Legacy of the War" (online link to section 17-4 The Legacy of the War) to get a feel for the impact of the Civil War.

    ***As an overview of the Reconstruction period, you can log into EdPuzzle to watch and complete the accompanying questions from "Brainpop: Reconstruction" as an overview for the aftermath of the war.    

    EdPuzzle: BP Reconstruction

     

    Optional - This Day in History Link:

    Thursday = 5/21 This Day in History

    Friday = 5/22 This Day in History