I can discuss the key military and political turning points of the Civil War.
Critical Vocabulary: Nat Turner’s Rebellion, Underground Railroad, Harriett Tubman, “Fire-Eaters,” Stephen A. Douglas, Compromise of 1850, Fugitive Slave Act, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Ostend Manifesto, Kansas-Nebraska Act, New England Emigrant Aid Company, “Bleeding Kansas,” Republican Party, Dred Scott Decision, Abraham Lincoln, Freeport Doctrine, John Brown, Pottawatomie Creek, Lecompton Constitution, Harpers Ferry, Constitutional Union Party, Election of 1860, Crittenden Compromise, Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, First Inaugural Address, Fort Sumter
- Background Question: Who were the Copperhead Democrats? What was their opinion of Lincoln?
- Citizenship Question: What is the highest court in the United States?
- A. the District Court
B. the Superior Court
C. the Supreme Court
D. the Municipal Court
- Guided Instruction: The Civil War
- Reflection Question: What two battles mark the turning point of the Civil War?
Homework: The Civil War Reading