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John Adams

Middle School

Chapter 8: The Civil War

Chapter 8: The Civil War

I can map out the Civil War by creating a map and timeline of significant locations and dates

 

Map

                Draw a map of the United States

                                Draw the 32 states (at the time), noting which states are Union (blue) and Confederate (red) states. Include the capitals of the USA and CSA (use the map on page 155 for guidance)

                                Label significant battles of the war 

                                                Battle of Bull Run

                                                Battle of Shiloh

                                                Battle of Antietam

                                                Siege of Vicksburg

                                                Battle of Chancellorsville

                                                Battle of Gettysburg

                                                Battle of Fort Sumter

*Don’t forget to include TODALSS

Timeline

Create a timeline of the Civil War’s significant events

                                Minnesota becomes a state

                                Laws that led to the war

                                                Dred Scott v. Sanford  

                                                Missouri Compromise of 1820

                                                Kansas-Nebraska Act

                                Events of the war (including battles)

                                                Battle of Bull Run

                                                Battle of Shiloh

                                                Battle of Antietam

                                                Siege of Vicksburg

                                                Battle of Chancellorsville

                                                Battle of Gettysburg

                                                Battle of Fort Sumter

                                                Emancipation Proclamation

                                Events that followed the war

                                                13th – 15th Amendments

                                                Jim Crow laws

                                                Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

 

*Include a brief description of each event

 

Resources to use:

Index of the textbook

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/bibguide.html

https://www.civilwar.org/

http://www.historynet.com/

https://www.wikipedia.org/

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