Civil War Battle Prep

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Warm-Up:

Warm-Up What were the goals of the Union and the Confederacy entering the Civil War?

The Civil War:

The Civil War Preparing for Battle

Learning Target:

Learning Target I can identify the key differences between the North and South entering the Civil War.

Slide 4:

I’m ok don’t worry!

Recap:

Recap Slavery divides the nation Lincoln is elected in 1860 Southern states secede from the Union Form the Confederate States of America War begins at Fort Sumter

Government in the North and South:

Government in the North and South North Democracy Federal stronger than State Led by Abraham Lincoln Little experience in war As the war went on he earned respect South Democracy State stronger than Federal Led by Jefferson Davis West Pointe Grad Secretary of War Stubborn leader

Key Advantages:

Key Advantages North Strong Economy Strong Industry Strong Agriculture Large Population Needed to support the war Supplies Goods Weapons Better Transportation South Motivation to Fight Their way of life was under attack! Strong Military Leaders More experience It would be easier for them to win the war than the Union Stay on the defensive

Strategy for Battle:

Strategy for Battle North Force CSA back into the Union Blockade Damage their economy Capture Richmond Disband government South Defend themselves! Union has to attack them Make the war unpopular in the North Government will be forced to stop the war Gain aid from Europe

Timeline of Events:

Timeline of Events Lincoln Elected in November 1860 Southern States secede December 1860 to June 1861 Fort Sumter April 1861 July 21, 1861 Union and Confederate Troops meet on the field of battle Known as the Battle of Bull Run Ft. Sumter

Battle of Bull Run:

Battle of Bull Run Untrained troops on both sides Spectators arrived to watch battle One general gained a famous nickname One side retreated in defeat Read about it for homework! Page 454 Here is a gun. Now go fight in a war. Good luck! I hope my team wins! Retreat!! Save yourself!!!

Learning Target:

Learning Target I can identify the key differences between the North and South entering the Civil War.

Slide 19:

It is your turn for some target practice!

Target Practice:

Target Practice Explain how the Union and Confederacy were different in the following areas: Leadership Advantages entering the war Battle strategy

Target Practice:

Target Practice Explain how the Union and Confederacy were different in the following areas: Leadership Advantages entering the war Battle strategy

More MSQ!:

More MSQ! Why did Lincoln order an attack on the Confederacy without first training his troops? Why would people attend a battle as spectators? Who do you think will win the Battle of Bull Run? Explain why.

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