I can discuss the key military and political turning points of the Civil War.
Fort Sumter, Border States, Confederate Assets, Northern Advantages, British Diplomacy, Enrollment Act, Draft Riots, Anaconda Plan, Winfield Scott, Battle of the Ironclads, Battle of Bull Run, “Stonewall” Jackson, George McClellan, Battle of Shiloh, Ulysses S. Grant, Battle of Antietam, Robert E. Lee, Confiscation Act, Emancipation Proclamation, Battle of Chancellorsville, Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address, Wilderness Campaign, Siege of Vicksburg, Election of 1864, War Democrats, Peace Democrats, Copperheads, Union Party, Atlanta Campaign, William Tecumseh Sherman, Savannah Campaign, Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address Siege of Richmond, Appomattox Courthouse, John Wilkes Booth, Andersonville
I can evaluate the extent to which the nineteenth century belief in “Manifest Destiny” led to the growing sectional conflict in the United States.
Critical Vocabulary: Manifest Destiny, John O'Sullivan, President James K. Polk, Oregon Territory, Treaty of 1818, Oregon Trail, Oregon Treaty of 1846, Stephen F. Austin, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Texas Revolution, Battle of the Alamo, Goliad Campaign, General Sam Houston, Battle of San Jacinto, Election of 1844, James K. Polk, John Slidell, John C. Frémont, General Zachary Taylor, Mexican American War, “Spot Resolutions,” “Civil Disobedience,” Battle of Buena Vista, “Bear Flag Revolt,” General Winfield Scott, Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, Wilmot Proviso, “Popular Sovereignty,” Lewis Cass
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
May 5: No School
May 13: Study Session
May 15: EOC Exam
May 17: AP Exam
May 25: Last Day