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The Civil War. Wade in the Water Harriet Tubman sang this spiritual as a warning to runaway slaves. To escaping slaves, the song told them to abandon.

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1 The Civil War

2 Wade in the Water Harriet Tubman sang this spiritual as a warning to runaway slaves. To escaping slaves, the song told them to abandon the path and move into the water. By travelling along the waters edge or across a body of water, the slaves would throw chasing dogs and their keepers off the scent.

3 Standard SS8H6 The student will analyze the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Georgia. a. Explain the importance of key issues and events that led to the Civil War ; include slavery, states rights, and nullification.

4 Essential Question What were some of the key issues and events that led to the Civil War?

5 Big Idea Why do people go to war? Graffiti Wall By yourself, write down 3 reasons people go to war Share answers with your group As a group, choose your top 2 answers Have a group member write or draw your groups top 2 on the board

6 Why was there a Civil War Anyway? The North and South had different views on: Slavery States rights Economy Culture Tariffs Education Sectionalism

7 Lets Define Some Terms Slavery system where people are bought and sold as property, forced to work their entire life without pay, and have few rights Abolition Movement to end slavery Uncle Toms Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe

8 2 Slavery Videos Record 3 important facts for each in your video log Charleston, S.C. Virginia Georgia

9 The Growth of Slavery wth_of_slavery wth_of_slavery Fannie Kembles Diary y_kembles_diary

10 Lets Define Some Terms Tariff a tax on imported goods States Rights idea that the states have the right to rule themselves Nullification idea that states can rule a federal law unconstitutional Sectionalism Belief by the people in a region that their ideas and way of life is better than those in other regions

11 Research & Teach Read about your topic (by yourself) Complete the Research & Teach questions (as a group) Have one group member teach your topic to the class

12 Group Assignments Table 1: slavery (pg. 220 & 222 Abolitionists) Table 2: states rights (pg. 215 States Rights) Table 3: economy (pg. 226 Agriculture versus Industry) Table 4: tariffs (pg. 227 Tariffs) Table 5 & 7: culture (pg. 217 Planters & pg. 216 chart) Table 6: education (pg. 239 Education & pg. 216 chart)

13 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery States Rights Economy Tariffs Culture Education Sectionalism

14 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery against slaverysupported slavery States Rights Economy Tariffs Culture Education Sectionalism

15 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery Against slaverySupported slavery States Rights Believed in a strong national government Believed that states had the right to rule themselves Economy Tariffs Culture Education Sectionalism

16 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery Against slaverySupported slavery States Rights Believed in a strong national government Believed that states had the right to rule themselves Economy Factories, banks, & railroadsAgriculture: cotton, rice, & tobacco Tariffs Culture Education Sectionalism

17 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery Against slaverySupported slavery States Rights Believed in a strong national government Believed that states had the right to rule themselves Economy Factories, banks, & railroadsAgriculture: cotton, rice, & tobacco Tariffs Favored high tariffs on foreign goods so their products were cheaper to buy Favored low tariffs because they bought so many goods from other countries Culture Education Sectionalism

18 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery Against slaverySupported slavery States Rights Believed in a strong national government Believed that states had the right to rule themselves Economy Factories, banks, & railroadsAgriculture: cotton, rice, & tobacco Tariffs Favored high tariffs on foreign goods so their products were cheaper to buy Favored low tariffs because they bought so many goods from other countries Culture Large cities, museums, opera, & theaters Had few large cities other than Richmond, Charleston, Atlanta, & Savannah Education Sectionalism

19 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery Against slaverySupported slavery States Rights Believed in a strong national government Believed that states had the right to rule themselves Economy Factories, banks, & railroadsAgriculture: cotton, rice, & tobacco Tariffs Favored high tariffs on foreign goods so their products were cheaper to buy Favored low tariffs because they bought so many goods from other countries Culture Large cities, museums, opera, & theaters Had few large cities other than Richmond, Charleston, Atlanta, & Savannah Education Many private schools & some public schools No formal school system, some community schools, & University of Georgia Sectionalism

20 (7) Factors which led to the Civil War North South Slavery Against slaverySupported slavery States Rights Believed in a strong national government Believed that states had the right to rule themselves Economy Factories, banks, & railroadsAgriculture: cotton, rice, & tobacco Tariffs Favored high tariffs on foreign goods so their products were cheaper to buy Favored low tariffs because they bought so many goods from other countries Culture Large cities, museums, opera, & theaters Had few large cities other than Richmond, Charleston, Atlanta, & Savannah Education Many private schools & some public schools No formal school system, some community schools, & University of Georgia Sectionalism Believed that their views against slavery and their lifestyle made them the best section of the country Believed in slavery, treasured their culture, and thought this made them the best section of the country

21 Paragraphs Choose 3 factors which led to the Civil War Create a 7 sentence paragraph Use your chart and checklist Write your paragraph on page 2 of your Ibook

22 Personal Logbooks Define each term Include one fact that you find interesting for each term Draw a picture to represent each term Slavery Abolition Tariff States rights Nullification Sectionalism

23 Conclusion Why do people go to war? Why was there a Civil War? Lets circle any reasons on the board that caused people to fight during the Civil War.


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