Presentation on theme: "A State of Division Differences between Northern and Southern states divided Virginians, led to secession, war, and the creation of West Virginia. (VS.7a)"— Presentation transcript:
1 A State of DivisionDifferences between Northern and Southern states divided Virginians, led to secession, war, and the creation of West Virginia. (VS.7a)Major battles of the Civil War took place in Virginia. (VS.7b)
2 “So That’s What the SOL Test Looks Like!” This presentation can be used to review and reinforce VS.7a-b (Virginia and the Civil War). All questions are in SOL format. This will prove to be a useful tool when teaching children the testing format and when reviewing for the Virginia Studies SOL test.Created by : Martha VermillionFourth Grade TeacherNickelsville Elementary School
4 Sorry! Your answer is not correct. After risking her life to escape to the North, Harriet Tubman returned to the south a total of 19 times to help almost 300 enslaved persons find their way to freedom.Try Again!
10 Sorry!The Battle of Manassas is also known as the Battle of Bull Run. The Union referred to this battle as the Battle of Manassas while the Confederacy preferred to call it the Battle of Bull Run.Try Again!
11 Battle of Bull Run Right on Target The Battle of Manassas is also known as the Battle of Bull Run. The Union named this battle the Battle of Manassas while the Confederate Army called it the Battle of Bull Run.Next Question
16 Sorry!The Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia was Robert E. Lee.Try Again!
17 President Abraham Lincoln offered Robert E President Abraham Lincoln offered Robert E. Lee the leadership of the Union Army. Because of his loyalty to his home state of Virginia, he chose to fight on the side of the Confederacy. Robert E. Lee became Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia.Next Question
19 Sorry!The creation of West Virginia was caused by division within the state of Virginia about secession. Western counties did not want to secede while the eastern counties did.Try Again!
20 Good AnswerNext QuestionPeople in the western counties of Virginia were opposed to slavery and did not want to secede from the Union. The people in the eastern counties were in favor of slavery and chose to secede. This division about secession led to the creation of West Virginia.
22 Sorry!The Civil War ended at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant.Try Again!
23 The Civil War ended at the Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 Good Job!!The Civil War ended at the Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865Confederate General Robert E. LeeUnion General Ulysses S. GrantNext Question
25 Sorry!The Battle of Bull Run was important because it proved that the Confederacy was more powerful than the Union thought. The Union believed that the Civil War would only last a short time. This battle changed their minds.Try Again!
26 The Battle of Bull Run proved that the Confederacy was more powerful than the Union thought. Great Answer!Next Question