Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address PowerPoint and Graphic Organizer

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Gettysburg Address. Vicksburg. Richmond.

Lesson 7 of the American Civil War Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** Battles of Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and the Gettysburg Address.

This engaging and visually appealing 33-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.

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Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
What ideals did Lincoln express in the Gettysburg Address?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Why Vicksburg so important to the North.
- Why Grant attacks Jackson instead of Vicksburg and its significance
- The bravery of Admiral David Dixon Porter as he ran his gunboats past Southern artillery
- The siege of Vicksburg and the aftermath
- The importance of the North to control the Mississippi River
- Picket’s charge and the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg
- Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and what it says about the ideals of the United States

Key words include:
Grant’s Canal
Siege of Vicksburg
Admiral David Dixon Porter
General George Pickett
Gettysburg Address
Battle of Gettysburg

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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Total Pages
33 slide PowerPoint 3-page graphic organizer
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Teaching Duration
55 Minutes

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