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The Civil War PowerPoint

Randy Tease
Grade Levels
7th - 12th
Formats Included
  • PPT
182 pages
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This 182-slide PowerPoint presentation is the perfect guide to take your students through the causes and events of the American Civil War.

Each slide provides clear, concise descriptions of the major events, people, vocabulary, and battles of the Civil War. The images and links in the PowerPoint will help your students understanding of this complex time in American history.

Slide topics include:
- Missouri Compromise
- Zachary Taylor
- Wilmot Proviso
- California Applies for Statehood
- Secession
- Henry Clay
- Compromise of 1850
- The Great Triumvirate
- Death of President Taylor
- Exhumation of President Taylor in 1991
- Millard Fillmore
- Stephen A. Douglas
- Fugitive Slave Act
- Personal Liberty Laws
- Franklin Pierce
- The Underground Railroad
- Harriet Tubman
- Uncle Tom's Cabin
- Kansas-Nebraska Act
- Border Ruffians
- Bleeding Kansas
- John Brown
- Birth of the Republican Party
- Violence in the U.S. Senate
- James Buchanan
- Dred Scott vs. Sandford (1857)
- Lincoln-Douglas Debates
- John Browns raid on Harpers Ferry
- Election of 1860
- Fort Sumter
- Virginia Secedes
- The Border States
- United States of America vs. Confederate States of America
- USA - Advantages and Disadvantages
- Northern War Strategy - Anaconda Plan
- CSA - Advantages and Disadvantages
- Southern War Strategy
- Robert E. Lee
- First Battle of Bull Run
- Seven Days Battle
- Monitor vs. Merrimack
- New Technologies of the War
- Second Battle of Bull Run
- Antietam
- Emancipation Proclamation
- Abraham Lincoln
- Copperheads
- Conscription
- NYC Draft Riots
- 54th Massachusetts
- Wartime economies
- Medical problems and improvements
- Civil War prison camps
- Chancellorsville
- Stonewall Jackson
- Gettysburg
- Gettysburg Address
- Vicksburg
- Ulysses S. Grant
- Sherman's March to the Sea
- Election of 1864
- Appomattox Courthouse
- Total Deaths/ Cost of the War
- Jefferson Davis
- Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

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Total Pages
182 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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