Presentation on theme: "Slavery and the American Civil War 1850s-1865. Significance of the War Government Economics Freedom Race and citizenship."— Presentation transcript:
Slavery and the American Civil War 1850s-1865
Significance of the War Government Economics Freedom Race and citizenship
Timeline Late 1860 Lincoln elected Early 1861 pro slavery states secede 1863 Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Gettysburg 1865 Appomattox
Impact Human/Social Government Economics
Edwin Francis Jemison
Richmond, VA, 1865
Role of Slaves Who freed the slaves? – Role of Lincoln – Role of Slaves Participation in the war – Redefine meaning – Undermine economy – Join military – Challenge paternalism What it meant to be free – Mobility and reunification – Gender roles and family – Churches – Education
Loewen Chapters 5 and 6 Identify 2-3 specific sentences that encapsulate Loewen’s argument in the chapter. Identify 3 key terms from the chapter and be able to describe what they mean. Find 2 examples of the social construction of race. Identify 2 things that Loewen says are omitted from high school textbooks. Why are they omitted?
Monday Switching texts. Watch for the different arguments made by the two different authors.