5th TN Social Studies 5.1-26 - Prior to Civil War, Civil War, Reconstruction

5th TN Social Studies 5.1-26 - Prior to Civil War, Civil War, Reconstruction
5th TN Social Studies 5.1-26 - Prior to Civil War, Civil War, Reconstruction
5th TN Social Studies 5.1-26 - Prior to Civil War, Civil War, Reconstruction
5th TN Social Studies 5.1-26 - Prior to Civil War, Civil War, Reconstruction
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Review for TNReady/ TCAP or for individual Tennessee Social Studies Standards for Standards from Prior to Civil War, Civil War, and Reconstruction 5.1-5.26
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Cloze Passage review of TN Social Studies standards; practice context clues, vocabulary, and other ELA skills while reviewing social studies content! Information used for these cloze passages was found from our Social Studies textbooks and CK12.org


5.1 ... Compare and contrast the myth of the Antebellum South to the realities of the region including the harshness
of slavery, increased immigration to urban areas, and growth of railroads. (C, G, P)
5.2 ... Interpret the sectional differences between the North and the South in economics, transportation, and
population. (C, E)
5.3 ... Use primary sources to analyze multiple samples of abolition leaders’ writings and their stance on slavery,
including: (C, P)
• Sojourner Truth
• Frederick Douglass
• the Grimke sisters
• William Lloyd Garrison
5.4 ... Draw on information from multiple print or digital resources explaining the events that made slavery a national
issue during the mid-19th century, including: (C, E, G, P)
• Missouri Compromise
• Uncle Tom’s Cabin
• Compromise of 1850
• Brook’s attack on Sumner
• Kansas-Nebraska Act
• John Brown’s Raid
• Dred Scott case
5.5 Evaluate each candidate in the campaign of 1860 and analyze how that campaign reflected
the sectional turmoil of the country. (H, P, TN)
5.6 Explain with supporting details why Tennessee was divided on the issue of secession and
the events that led it to eventually leave the Union to include: state convention vote of 1861, the
Free and Independent State of Scott, Hurst Nation, East Tennessee mostly pro-Union and
divided families. (H, P, TN)
5.7 Determine the meaning of the terms of this period with a visual representation, including:
(G, C)
• Union and Confederate States
• Yankees and Rebels
• Blue and Gray
• Johnny Reb and Billy Yank
5.8 Analyze the geographic, social, political, and economic strengths and weakness of the North
and South. (E, G, H, P)
5.9 Identify the Border States and the efforts of both sides to secure them to their cause. (G.H)
5.10 .... Create a visual display to explain the Union’s Anaconda Plan for defeating the Confederacy and how the
geography of the South formed the Eastern, Western, and Trans-Mississippi theaters of war. (G, H, P)
5.11 Explain the significance and outcome of the major battles and identify their location on a
map or visual representation, including: (G, H, TN)
• Fort Sumter
• First Battle of Bull Run
• Fort Henry and Donelson
• Shiloh
• Antietam
• Gettysburg
• Vicksburg
• Chickamauga
• Franklin
• Nashville
• Appomattox Court House
5.12 Draw on informational text to explain the roles of the military and civil leaders during the
Civil War, including: (C, H, P)
• Abraham Lincoln
• Jefferson Davis
• Ulysses S. Grant
• Robert E. Lee
• Frederick Douglas
• Clara Barton
5.13 ... Read and write an informative piece summarizing the Gettysburg Address to determine its meaning and
significance. (H)
5.14 Use concrete words, phrases, and sensory details to describe the experience of the war on
the battlefield and home front. (H, C)
5.15 Explain the contributions of Tennesseans during the war, including: (H, TN)
• Nathan Bedford Forrest
• Sam Watkins
• Andrew Johnson
• Matthew Fontaine Maury
• Sam Davis
5.16 ... Evaluate and debate the rationales for the Emancipation Proclamation. (C, P)
5.17 Explain why Lincoln chose Andrew Johnson as his running mate in the election of 1864.
(H, P, TN)
5.18 Describe the physical, social, political and economic consequences of the Civil War on the
southern United States. (E, G)
5.19 Draw on information from multiple print or digital resources to describe the impact of the
assassination of Abraham Lincoln on the nation. (H)
5.20 Analyze the goals and accomplishments of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, Freedmen’s
Bureau, and Fisk University to help former slaves begin a new life. (C, H, P, TN)
5.21 Compare and contrast the different Reconstruction plans of Lincoln, Johnson, and
Congress. (H, P)
5.22 Integrate information from several texts about the intent and failure of the impeachment
of Andrew Johnson. (H, P, TN)
5.23 Analyze why the Radical Republicans turned to military Reconstruction and the backlash
resulting in the rise of the Ku Klux Klan, black codes, and vigilante justice. (H, P, TN)
5.24 Explain the impact of the Tennessee Constitutional Convention of 1870, including poll
taxes, segregation, and funds for public education. (E, P, TN)
5.25 Explain the compromise that ended Reconstruction with the election of Rutherford B.
Hayes. (P)
5.26 Describe the impact of yellow fever during the 1870s; why it was particularly deadly in
West Tennessee and the election of African Americans to the General Assembly. (G, H, TN)
Total Pages
36 pages
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