Hardships of War. Civil War.
Lesson 6 of the American Civil War Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** The hardships of war.
This engaging and visually appealing 33-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.
Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
What problems did each side face during the war?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Reasons the Union is fighting in the Civil War and how slavery becomes a reason.
- Civilian and soldier hardships
- New war technologies making killing more accurate
- The sick and the wounded and how disease killed more men than bullets
- Who and what Copperheads want
- The Draft Law and how this caused an increase in riots and anger
- Avoiding the draft and how the war became a “poor man’s fight.”
- Problems and resolutions to a shortage of soldiers and money
- The effects the Union blockade had on the South’s economy
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This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: the American Civil War Unit. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately.
Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation and three graphic organizer notebook pages – separate answer key included! Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Strengths and Weaknesses of the North/South
Lesson 2: Battle of Bull Run
Lesson 3: Battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville
Lesson 4: Battles of Shiloh and New Orleans
Lesson 5: Emancipation Proclamation
Lesson 6: Hardships of the Civil War
Lesson 7: Vicksburg. Gettysburg. Gettysburg Address
Lesson 8: Sherman's March to Sea, Siege of Petersburg
UNIT: American Civil War
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