One of the most divisive and important events in American history, the Civil War (also called the War Between the States) pitted countrymen against countrymen in the new and developing republic of the United States of America. Among the many issues at stake were the role of central government, state's rights, slavery, and the fate of the
Grim, brutal, and utterly personal, the Civil War claimed more American lives than any other war fought before or since the founding of the
This course attempts to briefly summarize and present the major events and battles related to the War Between the States in chronological order. In addition, this course will set forth the major political issues and philosophies that set the stage for the Civil War, sustained the conflict, and continue to linger on to this day in the hearts and minds of most Americans. Finally, a list of the major figures related to the Civil War will be presented to highlight each notable person's contributions to the struggle itself and to the overall development of our nation.
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- Summarize the major events and battles related to the American Civil War.
- Identify the major political issues and philosophies that set the stage for the Civil War.
- Describe the major issues that still exist today as a result of the Civil War.
- Identify and describe the major figures of the Civil War.
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
|The Telegraph and the Civil War||40 points|
|Was It Worth It?||25 points|
|Why was going to school important for kids during the Civil War? 25 Bonus Points Assignment||25 points|
|Causes of the Civil War||25 points|
|Lesson 2 Exam||10 points|
|First Battles||25 points|
|Lesson 3 Exam||10 points|
|Battles of 1861||25 points|
|Lesson 4 Exam||10 points|
|Battles of 1862||25 points|
|The Emancipation Proclamation||25 points|
|Lesson 5 Exam||10 points|
|Battle of Chancellorsville||25 points|
|Battle of Gettysburg||25 points|
|Aftermath of Battle||20 points|
|Was the Battle of Gettysburg the most important battle in American History?||20 points|
|Battle of Vicksburg||25 points|
|Was Vicksburg the Key?||30 points|
|Lesson 6 Exam||9 points|
|Final Battle||25 points|
|What if America's Civil War was also fought over religion?||20 points|
|People in the American Civil War||25 points|
|Lesson 7 Exam||10 points|
|Technology in the Civil War||20 points|
|The End||50 points|
|The Final Exam||28 points|