Presentation on theme: "“You Can Quote Me on That!”"— Presentation transcript:
1 “You Can Quote Me on That!” Civil War“You Can Quote Me on That!”
2 DirectionsYou have been assigned a job in your group: reader, speaker, recorder, or decoderThe reader in each group reads the quote aloud to the group members. The decoder assists the reader with decoding any words in the quote.The speaker asks each person what they think the quote means. The decoder looks for key phrases that can assist with finding meaning.
3 DirectionsThe recorder writes down notes for the group. The reader says the quote aloud again and asks the group to make a final decision about what the quote means.The speaker asks each student in the group to give their opinion. The recorder writes down the group members’ final decision for the group.
4 Robert E. Lee (Confederate General) “It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”
5 Abraham Lincoln"'A house divided against itself cannot stand.' I believe this government cannot endure permanently, half slave and half free."
6 General William Tecumseh Sherman "War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over."
7 John Brown (abolitionist) "I, John Brown, am quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done."
8 Horace Greeley (newspaper publisher) "We are not one people. We are two peoples. We are a people for Freedom and a people for Slavery. Between the two, conflict is inevitable."