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Covers the key people in the Civil War according to Virginia USI SOL's.

Covers the key people in the Civil War according to Virginia USI SOL's.

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    • The Civil War SOL US1.9d Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
    • Essential Knowledge
      • Lincoln and Lee were men who represented views of the nature of the United States that were very different, leading to an unavoidable conflict.
    • Key Words
      • Emancipation Proclamation: order issued by President Lincoln in 1862 that freed enslaved people in areas controlled by the Confederacy; it made ending slavery a new goal for the North.
      • Gettysburg Address: in 1863, President Lincoln stated that the Civil War was fought to preserve the ideals upon which the U.S. was founded, a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders: Abraham Lincoln
      • Was President of the United States
      • Opposed the spread of slavery
      • Issued the Emancipation Proclamation
      • Determined to preserve the Union-by force if necessary
      http://americancivilwar.com/north/lincoln_bw2.jpg
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders: Abraham Lincoln
      • Believed the United States was one nation, not a collection of independent states
      • Wrote the Gettysburg Address that said the Civil War was to preserve a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.”
      http://aboutabrahamlincoln.com/Abraham_Lincoln_photo_portrait.jpg
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders: Jefferson Davis
      • Was President of the Confederate States of America
      http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/resources/graphic/large/JeffersonDavis.jpg
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders: Ulysses S. Grant
      • Was general of the Union army that defeated Lee
      http://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=1007&rendTypeId=4
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders: Robert E. Lee
      • Was leader of the Army of Northern Virginia
      • Was offered command of the Union forces at the beginning of the war but chose not to fight against Virginia
      http://www.old-picture.com/civil-war/pictures/General-Robert-E-Lee-001.jpg
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders : Robert E. Lee
      • Opposed secession, but did not believe that the Union should be held together by force
      • Urged Southerners to accept defeat at the end of the war and reunite as Americans when some wanted to fight on
      http://www.brotherswar.com/Robert_E_Lee-01.jpg
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders: Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson
      • Was a skilled Confederate general from Virginia
      • Received his nickname because his men said “he stood like a stone wall” when bullets were fired close to him in battle
      http://sherpaguides.com/georgia/civil_war/atlanta/Gen_stonewall_jackson_52.jpg
    • Roles of Civil War Leaders: Frederick Douglass
      • Was a former enslaved African American who escaped to the North and became an abolitionist
      http://courses.nus.edu.sg/course/ellpatke/Images/frederick%20douglass%20old.jpg