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Ridgway US History Episode #27: The End and Interpretation of the Civil War (1863-1865)
This lesson covers the years of the Civil War from 1863-1865. It should help students:
▸ Trace the broad events of the war from 1863-1865
▸ Analyze the decisions made by leaders of the North and South
▸ Evaluate the theories of historians as to why the South lost and why the North won.
▸ Mini-Lesson on the major events of the last three years of the Civil War (1863-1865).
Includes physical and digital Cornell-style notes
▸ Higher-order thinking warmup & discussion questions.
▸ Integrated videos and pictures.
▸ Interactive, Choose-Your-Own Adventure Game (adapted from a free resource at
ActiveHistory.co.uk) on Lincoln’s & Jefferson Davis’ war-time decisions.
▸ Evaluation-based activity on historian’s explanations for Northern Victory/Southern defeat.
Formats: Google Apps, Word, PowerPoint, PDF.
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Tags: Ridgway US History, South, North, American Civil War, US Civil War, Abraham Lincoln Jefferson Davis, Emancipation Proclamation, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Interpreation, Confederacy, Union