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In what year did the Civil War begin?

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1. Word cloud
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In what year did the Civil War begin?
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The Civil War was fought between the Union (Northern states) and the Confederacy (Southern states). The main cause was the disagreement over the institution of slavery in the United States. The Civil War resulted in the Union's victory, and the abolishment of slavery in the United States.
The Civil War: 1861-1865
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Civil War: a war fought between the Union (the North) and the Confederacy (the South) in the United States from 1861-1865. Abraham Lincoln: the President of the United States during the Civil War, who issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, freeing all slaves in the Confederate states. Reconstruction: the period of rebuilding the United States after the Civil War from 1865-1877, including the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution.
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During the American Civil War, the Union Army included over 180,000 African American soldiers. The Battle of Gettysburg was the costliest battle of the Civil War with over 51,000 casualties. The first ever military balloons used in combat were used during the Civil War by Union forces.
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5. Open question
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What factors led to the start of the Civil War?
6. Open question
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How did the Civil War shape the United States today?
7. Open question
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Do you think the Civil War could have been avoided?
8. Open question
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How would the United States have been different if the Civil War had gone differently?
9. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a dinosaur wearing bunny slippers and eating pizza
10. Drawings
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Question: Why did the American Civil War break out in 1861? Clues: • A major cause of the Civil War was the issue of slavery. • The Northern states wanted to abolish slavery, while the Southern states wanted to keep it. • The election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 led the Southern states to secede from the Union. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a timeline of the events leading up to the Civil War and explain why each event was important. B. Create a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the North and South and explain why the differences led to a civil war.
11. Poll
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In which year did the American Civil War begin?
  • 1812
  • 1861
  • 1776
12. Poll
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Which battle is considered the turning point of the American Civil War?
  • Bull Run
  • Gettysburg
  • Antietam
13. Poll
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Who was the President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War?
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Ulysses S. Grant
14. Poll
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Which side had an advantage in terms of industrial resources during the American Civil War?
  • Confederacy (South)
  • Union (North)
15. Poll
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What was one major cause of the American Civil War?
  • Taxes and tariffs
  • Religion
  • Slavery
16. Open question
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Work together in pairs: What were some of the major causes of the American Civil War?

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