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Introduction The U.S. Civil War was a watershed event in the shaping of the United States. Contributions from influential men and women are still being analyzed today. In this interactive Power Point, students will have the opportunity to read about some of the more influential. Standards 8.3.9A 8.3.9B 8.3.9C
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Main Menu Lesson One --- Political Leaders Lesson Two --- Northern and Southern Military LeadersLesson Two --- Northern and Southern Military Leaders Lesson Three --- Influential Women Review: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3Lesson 1Lesson 2Lesson 3 Quiz
Leader of the North. 1st Republican President (1861 to 1865). Self-educated lawyer. Arose to fame for participation in the Douglas/Lincoln debates of 1858. Abraham Lincoln Lesson One
Nickname Honest Abe Savior of the Union Delivered the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation Proclamation 16th President of the U.S. Lesson One Abraham Lincoln
Lincolns 1st VP. Compromise candidate from Maine. Dropped in 1864 because of his ties to the Radical Republicans. Hannibal Hamlin Lesson One
Andrew Johnson Lincolns 2nd Vice President. Compromise candidate from Tennessee. Became 17th President after Lincoln was Assassinated in 1865. Lesson One
President of the Confederacy. West Point graduate. Served in the House, Senate and as Sec. of War before the war under Pierce. Jefferson Davis Lesson One
Alexander Stephens Vice President of the Confederacy. Descended from Georgia. Was a Democrat serving in the House from 1843-1859. Lesson One
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Rose to prominence in the Western theater. Lincoln appointed him to head all Union armies in 1864. Master tactician. Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865. General Ulysses S. Grant Lesson Two
Appointed 1st General of the Army by President Johnson. Equal to a four star General today. Became 18th President of the United States in 1869. Served 2 terms. Lesson Two General U.S. Grant
Union General. July 26, 1861 made commander of the Army of the Potomac. Nov. 1, 1861 made commander of the Union armies. Nov. 5,1862 removed from command for ineffectiveness. General George B. McClellan Lesson Two
Union General. One of Grant's most trusted generals. Famous for Shermans March to the Sea. Conquered Atlanta. General William T. Sherman Lesson Two
Union General. Medal of Honor winner. College professor at Bowdoin College in Maine. Chosen to accept Lees battle flags at Appomattox. General Joshua L. Chamberlain Lesson Two
Union General. Became commander of the Army of the Potomac after Hooker resigned. Defeated Lee at Gettysburg. Valued member of Grants staff after Grant was assigned to the Eastern Theater. General George Meade Lesson Two
General Robert E. Lee Resigned his commission from the Union Army on April 20, 1861. I cannot raise my hand against my birthplace, my home, my home. Then offered services to the Confederacy. Lesson Two
Military adviser to Jeff Davis before becoming Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia on June 1, 1862. Famous for winning battles despite being outnumbered. Still revered in the South today almost as a mythical figure. Lesson Two General Robert E. Lee
Nicknamed Stonewall. One of Lees most trusted generals. Killed by friendly fire in May 1863. One of the greatest tactical commanders in U.S. history. General Thomas J. Jackson Lesson Two
Nicknamed Jeb. Cavalry commander Known for daring raids. Killed by a Union sharpshooter in the spring of 1864. Only 31 years old at the time of death. General James E. B. Stuart Lesson Two
Confederate General. Known for using defensive tactics. After Jackson and Stuart died, became Lees most trusted advisor. Surrendered with Lee. General James Longstreet Lesson Two
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Wrote The Battle Hymn of the Republic. Wrote The Battle Hymn of the Republic. One of the most popular songs for the Union. One of the most popular songs for the Union. Activist for womens suffrage and Pacifism. Activist for womens suffrage and Pacifism. Julia Ward Howe Lesson Three
Harriett Beecher Stowe Wrote Uncle Toms Cabin. Wrote Uncle Toms Cabin. It became an anthem to abolish slavery. It became an anthem to abolish slavery. Spoke in the U.S. and England against slavery. Spoke in the U.S. and England against slavery. In 1862, Lincoln said to her, So you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war! In 1862, Lincoln said to her, So you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war! Lesson Three
Known as Moses of her people. Known as Moses of her people. Runaway slave. Runaway slave. Helped hundreds of slaves flee on the Underground Railroad. Helped hundreds of slaves flee on the Underground Railroad. Served as a nurse and a spy for the Union. Served as a nurse and a spy for the Union. Harriet Tubman Lesson Three
Clara Barton 1st woman to work in the Patent Office. 1st woman to work in the Patent Office. April 1861, established agency to distribute aid to wounded soldiers. April 1861, established agency to distribute aid to wounded soldiers. Received permission to visit battlefields to care for the wounded in 1862. Received permission to visit battlefields to care for the wounded in 1862. Established the American Red Cross in 1881. Established the American Red Cross in 1881. Started as an educator. Started as an educator. Lesson Three
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Question 1 Who was the president of the Confederacy? A. Alexander StephensAlexander Stephens B. Andrew JohnsonAndrew Johnson C. Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis
Sorry! Alexander Stephens served as Vice Presidents of the Confederacy for the duration of the U.S. Civil War. Go back and try again.
Sorry! Andrew Johnson became president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Go back and try again.
Correct! Good job! Jefferson Davis was the president of the Confederacy for the duration of the U.S. Civil War. Continue to the next question.
Question 2 What general won the battle of Gettysburg in 1863? A. Ulysses S. GrantUlysses S. Grant B. George MeadeGeorge Meade C. Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
Sorry! Ulysses S. Grant was still in the West. Grant was completing the Union victory at Vicksburg during the same period of time. Go back and try again.
Correct! George Meade was the Union General in charge at Gettysburg. When Grant was transferred from the West, Meade became a very valuable general under Grant. Good job!! Go ahead to the next question.
Incorrect! Robert E. Lee was the losing Confederate General at Gettysburg. Go back and try again.
Question 3 Who wrote Uncle Toms Cabin? A. Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Beecher Stowe B. Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman C. Clara BartonClara Barton
Correct! Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote uncle Toms Cabin in 1852. The book had a big effect upon how the North viewed slavery. Good job! Excellent!
Incorrect! Harriet Tubman was a runaway slave who helped free hundreds of slaves thru the Underground Railroad. Go back and try again.
Incorrect! Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross and tended to the wounded during the Civil War. Barton didnt publish any fictional works. Go back and try again.
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