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9f effects of the war

  1. 1. Civil War SOL US1.9f Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
  2. 2. Essential Knowledge <ul><li>Life on the battlefield and on the homefront was extremely harsh. Many died from disease and exposure. </li></ul>
  3. 3. General Effects of the War <ul><li>Families and friends were often pitted against one another. </li></ul><ul><li>Southern troops became increasingly younger and more poorly equipped and clothed. </li></ul>http://farm1.static.flickr.com/215/522215241_252403c390.jpg?v=0
  4. 4. General Effects of the War <ul><li>Much of the South was devastated at the end of the war (i.e., the burning of Richmond and Atlanta) </li></ul><ul><li>Disease was a major killer. </li></ul><ul><li>Clara Barton, a Civil War nurse, created the American Red Cross. </li></ul>http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/docs-pix/clara-barton.jpg Clara Barton
  5. 5. General Effects of the War <ul><li>Combat was brutal and often man to man. </li></ul><ul><li>Women were left to run businesses in the North and farms and plantations in the South. </li></ul><ul><li>What other kinds of jobs do you think women did during the Civil War? </li></ul><ul><li>(Some women were nurses, soldiers, or even spies .) </li></ul>http://www.dtsk8.org/6_8/8/Civil%20War%20Webpage-RS/bellnurse.jpg
  6. 6. General Effects of the War <ul><li>The collapse of the Confederacy made Confederate money worthless. </li></ul>http://www.flagguys.com/img/monb.jpg
  7. 7. Effects of the War on African Americans <ul><li>African Americans fought in both the Confederate and Union armies. </li></ul><ul><li>The Confederacy often used enslaved African Americans as naval crew members and soldiers. </li></ul>http://www.vgsd.org/~kgallagher/BlackSoldier.bmp
  8. 8. Effects of the War on African Americans <ul><li>The Union moved to enlist African Americans sailors early in the war. </li></ul><ul><li>African American soldiers were paid less than white soldiers. </li></ul>http://www.medalofhonor.com/colored_infantry.jpg
  9. 9. General Effects of the War on African Americans <ul><li>African American soldiers were discriminated against and served in segregated units under the command of white soldiers. </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Smalls, a sailor and later a Union naval captain, was highly honored for his feats of bravery and heroism. He became a Congressman after the Civil War. </li></ul>http://www.old-picture.com/mathew-brady-studio/pictures/Robert-Smalls.jpg

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