U.S. History Unit 6: The Road to the Civil War, The Civil War, and Reconstruction

LEARNING GOAL: Students will be able to examine the causes, course, and consequences of the Civil War.

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Students will be able to take a position on the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War and Reconstruction including its effects on American peoples, citing evidence from primary and secondary documents.

 

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Students will be able to examine the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War and Reconstruction including its effects on American peoples.

 

 

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Students will be able to summarize the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War and Reconstruction including its effects on American peoples.

 

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Students will be able to recognize/define key people, terms, and events in the domestic and international causes, courses and consequences of the Civil War.

SCALE: encompasses benchmarks: SS.8.A.5 to 5.8

CURRENT HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

  • Students will read Chapter 14, The Nation Divided (pp. 482-505) in the textbook, and complete the following pages in the Florida Student Guide Interactive Reading and Note Taking workbook, Chapter 14 The Nation Divided:
  1. 215-216   Growing Tensions Over Slavery  Due 4-1-16
  2. 218-219   Compromises Fail  Due 4-4-16
  3. 221-222   The Crisis Deepens  Due 4-6-16
  4. 224-225   The Coming of the Civil War Due 4-8-16
  5. 227-228   Ch. 14 Assessment and Study Guide  Extra Credit Opportunity
  6. 80             Florida Reading Coach: Stories of Two Slaves  (in the back section of your workbook) Extra Credit Opportunity
  • Students will read Chapter 15, The Civil War (pp.512-539) in the textbook, and complete the following pages in the workbook:
  1. 229-230   The Call to Arms  Due 4-21-16  (Florida Standards Assessments begin 4-25 for 8th graders)
  2. 232-233   Early Years of the War Due 4-28
  3. 235-236   The Emancipation Proclamation
  4. 238-239   The Civil War and American Life
  5. 241-242   Decisive Battles
  • Students will read Chapter 16, Reconstruction and the New South (pp.544-565) in the textbook, and complete the following pages in the workbook:
  1. 246-247   Rebuilding the Nation
  2. 249-250   The Battle over Reconstruction
  3. 251-253   The end of Reconstruction

KEY TERMS, EVENTS, PEOPLE, AND ACHIEVEMENTS: Know it? ® check it!

  • sectionalism, fugitive, secede, popular sovereignty, border ruffians, civil war, secession, states’ rights, Andersonville, Emancipation Proclamation, habeas corpus, marshall law, blockade, Anaconda Plan, ironclads, casualties, emancipate, amputation, inflation, income tax, copperheads, Mason-Dixon line, total war, hardtack, conscription (draft)Fugitive, Nat Turner, clipper ship, telegraph, Morse code, cotton gin, capital, tenant farmer, fixed cost, credit, overseer, spiritual, slave code, discrimination, famine, nativist, sectionalism, fugitive, secede, abstain, popular sovereignty, border ruffians, civil war, secession, states’ rights, Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, John C. Calhoun, Mexican Cession, Free Soil Party, Wilmot Proviso, Daniel Webster, Fugitive Slave Act, Harriet Beecher Stowe, propaganda, Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, Bleeding Kansas, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Dredd Scott, Dredd Scott Decision, Harper’s Ferry, abolitionist, Election of 1860, Confederacy, Fort Sumter, inevitableReconstruction, amnesty, radical, freedmen, black codes, override, impeach, scalawag, carpetbagger, corruption, integrate, sharecropping, reconciliation, commission, cash crop, poll tax, literacy test, grandfather clause, segregation, lynching, amnesty, Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, segregation