Decisive Battles Of The Civil War

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Decisive Battles Of The Civil War

  1. 2. Chapter 11, Section 5, page 407-411
  2. 3. <ul><li>Main Idea: </li></ul><ul><li>After suffering some defeats, Union forces gained the upper hand by winning major battles at Gettysburg and Vicksburg. </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>After the music starts again, find a new person WITH A DIFFERENT COLOR CARD, DO NOT CHOOSE A COLOR YOU HAVE ALREADY CHOSEN!! </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>In your groups…… </li></ul><ul><li>Name three facts you learned about Gettysburg. </li></ul>
  5. 9. <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettysburg_Address#Text_of_Gettysburg_Address </li></ul>
  6. 10. <ul><li>In your groups… </li></ul><ul><li>Why did Lincoln go to Gettysburg? </li></ul>
  7. 11. <ul><li>Main idea: </li></ul><ul><li>With General Grant in command, Union forces carried the war to the heart of the Confederacy. </li></ul>
  8. 15. <ul><li>In your groups… </li></ul><ul><li>Name the General who practiced total war and led the Union march to the sea. </li></ul>
  9. 16. <ul><li>Main idea: </li></ul><ul><li>Lee surrendered at Appomattox, putting an end to the long and bloody war. </li></ul>
  10. 17. <ul><li>LINCOLN BEGINS SECOND TERM AS PRESIDENT </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? </li></ul><ul><li>“ With malice toward none; with charity for all; let us strive together..to bind up the nations wounds.” </li></ul><ul><li>--President Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, 1865 </li></ul>
  11. 19. <ul><li>WAR DEAD </li></ul><ul><li>TWO KEY RESULTS OF WAR </li></ul><ul><li>It ended slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>Reunited the nation. </li></ul>
  12. 20. <ul><li>Why are the battles at Gettysburg and Vicksburg considered a turning point? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think the Gettysburg address gave more comfort to Northerners or to Southerners? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did Lee finally decide to surrender? </li></ul><ul><li>Write three sentences that explain how the civil war ended. </li></ul>

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