Identify and evaluate the key events and people involved in the American Civil War.
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Analyze the reasons that the North and the South waged war against one another, including: slavery, states’ rights.
Trace the events that led to northern victory in the Civil War, including: total war, industrial, population, resources, and technological advantages.
Evaluate the contributions of women, African Americans and other minority groups to the war effort, including: Clara Barton, 54th Massachusetts Regiment, Native Americans.
Analyze key documents and actions (North and South) during the Civil War, including: Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, draft laws, income tax.
Examine key early battles and plans which shaped decisions in the North and South, including: First Bull Run, Shiloh, Antietam, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Sherman March, Anaconda Plan, etc.