Unit Objectives:


A. Cultural and Political Differences
B. Dividing a Nation
C. War Tactics
D. Effects on the Home-front
E. The End of the War
F. Reconstruction Policies
G. Life after the War.

Civil War Project:

Proceed to this page to find out more about what is expected of you and your table group.

Key Terms:

For the following concepts, know their definitions as well as the role they played in making history:
Chapter 10:
Union, States' Rights, Prejudice, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Growing Differences between North and South, Manifest Destiny, Annex, Mexican War, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Gadsden Purchase, Wilmot Proviso, Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay, Fugitive Slave Act, nativism, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Popular Sovereignty, Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun, Know-Nothing Party, Stephen Douglas, free soiler, Dred Scott v. Sandford, Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, arsenal, John Brown, "Bleeding Sumner", Border States, Lower South, secessionist, Confederate States of America, Fort Sumter, The Election of 1860, Upper South
Chapter 11:
You will be creating a list of important people and events as a part of your project. If I posted them here, then you would not do your research as thoroughly.
Chapter 12:
Reconstruction, pardon, Radical Republicans, pocket veto, Freedmen's Bureau, Tastes of Freedom, black codes, 14th Amendment, 13th Amendment, civil rights, impeach, 15th Amendment, carpetbagger, scalawag, sharecropping, tenant farming, infrastructure, Cycle of Debt, Enforcement Act of 1870, Ku Klux Klan, Compromise of 1877, solid South, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Successes and Failures of Reconstruction

Glog Activity 10.1:

Go to edu.glogster.com, type in your name and password. Scroll down to your assignments, and begin working on 10.1.
After reading 10.1, create a blog that answers the question you were assigned:
1) Why do some historians think the Civil War was unavoidable?2) What arguments did abolitionist use against slavery?3) How did Southerners view slavery?4) What were some important differences between the North and South?5) What prejudice was common to most whites in all parts of the country?6) Why was Uncle Tom's Cabin successful in changing many people's attitudes toward slavery?

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Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
10-2 Mexican War
10-3 Political Parties
10-4 The System Fails
10-5 A Nation Divided
Early Years of War
12-1 Presidential Reconstruction.ppt
12-2 Congressional Reconstruction.ppt
12-4 The End of Reconstruction.ppt

Reading Guides:

These Reading Guides will help point you in the right direction in interpreting the text. You will need to read the textbook to gain all the information you need for assessments, but these worksheets can help you remember the most important information.
Chapter 11:
Chapter 12:
Section Summaries:
Section Summaries:
Guided Reading Worksheets:
Guided Reading Worksheets:

Study Guides:

Chapter 10
Chapters 11
Chapter 12
ch. 10.doc
ch 10 Review Powerpoint

ch 12.doc

Helpful Information:

10.2 Mexican War Map


KKK Clip

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