The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes, major events, and effects of the Civil War by
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describing the effects of war from the perspectives of Union and Confederate soldiers (including African American soldiers), women, and enslaved African Americans.
using maps to explain critical developments in the war, including major battles;
describing the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and Frederick Douglass in events leading to and during the war;
identifying on a map the states that seceded from the Union and those that remained in the Union;
explaining how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased sectional tensions;