Jan 28, 2009
Here are the topics, in addition to the essay:
Things to Study: Civil War Exam 2009
2. Years and Causes of the Civil War (4 of them)
Go back to the original packet where you first studied the Civil War
3. Which states were in the Union and Confederacy
4. Emancipation Proclamation
5. Gettysburg Address
6. Why the North won
7. Names of leaders (political and military) on each side
9. Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
10. Grant’s Terms of Surrender
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 22, 2009
EW, 413-417 --“Sherman’s Army”
REMEMBER, THERE WILL BE AN EXAM ON THE CIVIL WAR ON THURSDAY, JAN. 29. YOU SHOULD BE WELL ON YOUR WAY TO PREPARING THE ESSAY AND SHOULD HAVE ALREADY BEGUN REVIEWING YOUR NOTES.
Jan 20, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
Jan 14, 2009
Jan 13, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
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Jan 8, 2009
Jan 7, 2009
Jan 6, 2009
Notes on Introduction to the Civil War CLASS 1/6/09
True compromises are always really difficult because no side gets everything they want.
We compromised over slavery when the Constitution was written. Obama and the Congress will have to make compromises to get things done in 2009. No one will be really happy with the outcome.
The Civil War, from 1861-1865, was avoided for a long time because of compromises. If we had gone to war earlier, the North might not have won.
Study the COMPROMISES
Compromise (1820), pp. 323-4 (AJ) Missouri
- Compromise of 1850, pp. 438-9 + map, p. 443
Part of the Compromise of 1850 included the Fugitive Slave Act, p. 441
- Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), p. 442 + map, p. 443
Results of Breakdown of Compromise:
, p. 444 Kansas
- Violence in Congress, p. 444
Two sides in Civil War:
The Confederate States of
The Civil War began as a struggle to PRESERVE THE UNION.
After the EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, it emerged as a struggle for FREEDOM, a war TO END SLAVERY.