Presentation on theme: "Learning Goals: 1.Analyze how the Emancipation Proclamation affected the war effort. 2.Identify contributions African American soldiers made to the Union."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Goals: 1.Analyze how the Emancipation Proclamation affected the war effort. 2.Identify contributions African American soldiers made to the Union cause. The picture is the 54 th Massachusetts at the Battle of Fort Wagner in Charleston, South Carolina.
Journal Question: You have been wounded in a Civil War battle. Describe your thoughts from the time the bullet hits you until you have been fully treated by the medical corps. Choose any one of the battles we have discussed.
Journal Question: Explanation - Inflation is an increase in prices and decrease in the value of money. Inflation occurs when prices rise and the purchasing power of money falls. Imagine that the price of everything sold today were to double. Describe in detail how your life would change.
1.Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation because he hoped to weaken the Souths ability to fight the war.
2. Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation after Antietam because he wanted to be in a position of strength when he freed the slaves.
3. The Emancipation Proclamation made the Civil War a war of liberation. An Emancipation Day parade.
4. The 54 th Massachusetts Volunteers became famous when they led a heroic attack on Fort Wagner in South Carolina. Sergeant John Rawlins
5. Lincoln handled Northern opposition to the war by having protestors arrested and holding citizens without formal charges.
6. In July 1863, anger over conscription and racial tensions led to draft riots in New York City that killed over 1000 people. The Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge had not been created yet.
7. Throughout the Civil War, the role of women in both the North and the South increased in nursing, factory jobs, and spying. Women were not hired to work in the government. The Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge had not been created yet.
8. The South suffered extreme inflation during the Civil War. For example, a dozen eggs could cost as much as $6.00 and a quart of milk was $10.00.