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The Civil War

by Brandi Thomas

Louisiana

C Level Assignments

Maximum of 50 Points can be earned at this Level

Points Possible

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1. Take Notes

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2. Create the front page of a newspaper describing the fall of Fort Sumter

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3. Paragraph discussing the pros and cons of fighting for the either the Union or the Confederacy as opposed to fighting for the Confederacy or the Union

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4. Create a Venn Diagram with the advantages and disadvantages of either the North or the South at the beginning of the Civil War

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5. Describe the life of the border States during the Civil War

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6. Create a chart of the Civil War Battles

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7. Journal entry from the Battle of Gettysburg

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8. Create a one act play based on an incident during the Battle of Gettysburg or the Emancipation Proclamation

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9. Create an argument that justifies the Emancipation Proclamation and the Unions victory at the Battle of Gettysburg as a major turning point of the war.

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10. Describe the problems that the Union and the Confederacy faced with waging war in the West

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11. Make 5 trading cards with the description of places or people in the Civil War

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12. Interview Grant about the victory at Vicksburg

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13. Draw a political Cartoon about the special powers that the Union or the Confederate governments used during the war

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14. Create a Display about the American Culture during the Civil War

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15. Create a commercial to raise money for war used by the Union or the Confederacy

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16.  Write a journal entry from the view of a bystander at the signing of the surrender of Grant and Lee

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17. Research  one of the Battles fought the last year of the Civil War and draw a map of the selected battle

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18. Write a poem that the Civil War Soldier might have written after hearing that the war was over

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B Level Assignments

Choose 1 Activity and Complete the B Level Assignment Sheet

Points Possible

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Teachers Signature

19. What would life be like if Lee would not have surrendered?

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20. How has the civil war changed the way wars are fought today?

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21. What were the major turning points in the Civil War and Why?

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A Level Assignment

Choose 1 Activity and Complete the A  Level Assignment Sheet

Points Possible

Points Earned

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22. Even though the Civil War ended Slavery the race relations are still a mess today.  How can race relations be healed?

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23.  Research slavery in today’s society and find out what is being done to end it.  What role do we play in the slavery issues of today?

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