USA History / Mr.Saindon
Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31
Countdown to The Civil War
Students will understand how a variety of events compounded to create the boiling tensions leading into the Civil War.
Harriet Tubman and the Abolitionist movement
What was the Underground Railroad and how did it operate?
The Civil War
1. Compare/contrast/analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the Union and Confederacy.
2. Compare/contrast the goals and strategies of the Union and Confederacy.
3. Evaluate major events of the Civil War.
4. Be able to explain what happened at Gettysburg
Stepping Stones To War
"Things start heating up........."
The essential question for this unit of study on Colonial America and the American Revolution is “How did the development of the colonies lead to rebellion?”
The focus questions is, “What sequence of events led to the colonies declaring independence from Great Britain?
If you were living in the American Colonies, would you have been a Loyalist or a Patriot. Explain yourself.
How did the Colonists feel and what were they thinking?
Pretend you are living in the Colonies in the 1770’s, why are you a Loyalist or a Patriot. What are ‘going through?
Content Vocabulary: plantation, indentured servant, triangular trade, authority, mercantilism, patriot , loyalist , factors, strategy, boycott, tyranny, propaganda , unalienable , charter, militia, tariff, tax
Why did "No Taxation Without Representation" become the battle cry of the American Colonists?