Civil War, 1861-1865

Essential Questions:
  1. Was slavery the primary cause of the Civil War?

  2. Was the Civil War inevitable?

  3. Does Abraham Lincoln deserve to be called the “Great Emancipator”?

  4. To what extent did the rhetoric of Abraham Lincoln expand the concept of American democracy and freedom?

  5. Was the Civil War worth its costs?

Notes, Handouts, & Homeworks

  1. North v South Comparison

  2. Battles and Politics (11-1 & 11 -2) Review

    • Battles Photo Slideshow

  3. History in Five, Emancipation Proclamation - Video & Wksht

  4. "Glory" Permission Slip

  5. Glory Discussion Questions

  6. Andersonville