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John Adams

Middle School

Chapter 9: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862

Comparing Two Wars

Compare the Civil War and the U.S.-Dakota War 

Who (who fought in the war?)
What (what was the result of the war?)
When (when was the war fought?)
Where (where was the war fought?)
Why (why was the war fought?)



Chapter 8/9 Project

Create a news story involving a person or an event from either the War or U.S.-Dakota War

Include the following information:
Who (who are you researching/who is involved in your event)
What (what is your person known for/what happened during your event)
When (when did your person live/when did your event take place)
Where (where did your person live/where did your event take place)
Why (why is your person significant/why is your event significant)


Topic ideas:
President (Lincoln, Davis)
General (Grant, Lee, etc.)
Battle (Gettysburg, Bull Run, etc.)
Law (Amendment, Emancipation Proclamation, etc.)
U.S.-Dakota War 
Other?


Resources:
Northern Lights 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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