This crossword is based on the Civil War and its relation to the U.S. state of Georgia. It is based on the Georgia Standards of Excellence topic SS8H5:
SS8H5 Analyze the impact of the Civil War on Georgia.
a. Explain the importance of key issues and events that led to the Civil War; include slavery, states’ rights, nullification, Compromise of 1850 and the Georgia Platform, the Dred Scott case, Abraham Lincoln’s election in 1860, and the debate over secession in Georgia.
b. Explain Georgia’s role in the Civil War; include the Union blockade of Georgia’s coast, the Emancipation Proclamation, Chickamauga, Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Andersonville.
The puzzle includes 16 words that relate to the standard above. The words are: Confederate States of America, Kennesaw Mountain, Gettysburg, Antietam, Western Theater, Eastern Theater, Atlanta Campaign, Blockade Runner, Appomattox Courthouse, Chickamauga, Fort Sumter, March to the Sea, Ulysses S. Grant, Anaconda Plan, Emancipation Proclamation, and Andersonville.
An answer key is included.
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