“Surrender at Appomattox” -goes through the events in early April 1865, that led to Lee’s surrender to Grant at Appomattox.
Presentation starts with April 1st, 1865, as Lee and his Army still protecting Richmond.
Lee abandoning Richmond and Petersburg.
Grants pursuit of the Army of Northern Virginia.
The exchange of letters between Grant and Lee, as Lee tries desperately to save his army.
The surrender at Appomattox, and the terms and conditions of that surrender.
The end of the war and it’s impact on the United States.
40 slides-many animated and extra features that slide in, images, and maps
Lots of Civil War era images.
Student text note slides (easily edited)
Some animated –interactive class slides
Targeted for High School level- used in 11th and 12th grade classes-
About 1 hour( 1 class period)
Slides can be edited or hidden to speed up the presentation and/or leveled to class ability
Teacher notes for class throughout the presentation
This presentation was used for many years in class, and was revised yearly for each new class that came in. It holds the class interest and brings up a lot of discussion