This PowerPoint outlines key events taking place during the first 2 years of the civil war. Meant to follow "A Prelude to the civil war" and to precede "The Civil War Part 2" (also available on TpT), this presentation includes numerous photos, images, maps, and diagrams which will facilitate instruction and maximize comprehension among all students.
1. An Unbalanced Matchup: the Disparity between the North and the South
2. A strong Start for the Confederacy: Victory at Bull Run
3. General War Order #1: The Union Advances on the South
4. The South Pushes Back: The Surprise Attack at Shiloh
5. A Blunder for the Confederacy: Failure in the Western Theatre
6. Prominent Battles: Death and Destruction in Bordering States