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the american civil war

The American Civil War

J. Pritchard April 2006 Lessons4all.org

standards
Standards
  • SS5H1 The student will explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War.c. Identify major battles and campaigns: 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, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.SS8H6 The student will analyze the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Georgia.b. State the importance of key events of the Civil War; include Antietam, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the Union blockade of Georgia's coast, Sherman's Atlanta Campaign, Sherman's March to the Sea, and Andersonville.SSUSH9 The student will identify key events, issues, and individuals relating to the causes, course, and consequences of the Civil War.c. Describe the role of Ulysses Grant, Robert E. Lee, "Stonewall Jackson," William T.Sherman, and Jefferson Davis.d. Explain the importance of Fort Sumter, Antietam, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and the Battle for Atlanta.
what is the american civil war
What is the American Civil War?
  • A war fought a long time ago when some of the states wanted to leave the United States of America.
why did they fight
Why did they fight?
  • People in the South wanted to have slaves
  • People in the North thought slavery was wrong.
president lincoln
President Lincoln

Said slavery was wrong.

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1860
  • Some states left or seceded from the United states:

South Carolina

Alabama

Florida

Mississippi

Louisiana

Texas

Georgia

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The Southern states called themselves

The Confederate States of America.

jefferson davis
Jefferson Davis

was elected president of the Confederate States.

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The Southern states dressed in grey uniforms

The Northern states dressed in blue uniforms

Union

Confederate

North

South

fort sumter
Fort Sumter
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • First battle
more states join confederacy
More states join Confederacy

Virginia

Arkansas

Tennessee

North Carolina

battle of bull run
Battle of Bull Run
  • 2nd battle of war
  • South won
stonewall jackson
“Stonewall” Jackson
  • Southern General “Stonewall” Jackson got his nickname during Battle of Bull Run.

General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson

the civil war lasted 5 years
The Civil War lasted 5 years.

1861

1862

1863

1864

1865

ulysses s grant
Ulysses S. Grant
  • General for Union
emancipation proclamation
Emancipation Proclamation
  • Lincoln wrote that all slaves in the rebelling sates of the confederacy would be “forever free”.
  • Signed January 1, 1863
the tide turns
The Tide Turns
  • General for Confederacy.

Robert E. Lee

battle of gettysburg
Battle of Gettysburg
  • Bloodiest battle of Civil War
  • Lasted 3 days
  • Called the turning point of the war
lincoln elected president again
Lincoln elected president again.
  • Nov. 8, 1864 Lincoln elected
  • The next week Sherman burned Atlanta.
general sherman
General Sherman
  • Appointed by Grant to march throughout the South from the Mississippi River to the coast of Georgia.
  • He marched for a year
  • Burned Atlanta
lee surrenders
Lee surrenders
  • April 9, 1865 Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, VA.
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This PowerPoint is part of a unit aligned to Georgia Performance Standards

  • High School Social Studies: US History
  • SSUSH9 The student will identify key events, issues, and individuals relating to the causes, course, and consequences of the Civil War
      • c. Describe the role of Ulysses Grant, Robert E. Lee, “Stonewall” Jackson, William T. Sherman, and Jefferson Davis
  • Elementary Social Studies: Historical Understandings
  • SS5H1 The student will explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the civil war.
  • d. Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson
  • Middle School Social Studies: Georgia Studies:
  • SS8H6 The student will analyze the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Georgia.
  • b. State the importance of key events of the Civil War to include Antietam, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the Union Blockade of Georgia’s coast, Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Andersonville.
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