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In Class December 9/10 – CWWP 1862-1863

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Learning Experience Dec 5/6 – EMANCIPATION

It’s one of the most important documents in American history, and probably the single action Abe Lincoln is known for more than any other – the Emancipation Proclamation. We will discuss this incredible document (incredibly misunderstood as well) in class … Continue reading

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In Class December 5/6 – CWWP 1861-1862

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WIN PROBABILITY in the Civil War – December 3/4

If you ever follow sporting events on ESPN, especially on their website, you’ll see something called “win probability”. It’s an evolving statistic that determines the percent probability that a team will win a certain game based on the score, the … Continue reading

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Edge of the Precipice Online Review 12/2 3:45-4:15

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THE CIVIL WAR SOLDIER

CLICK HERE FOR YOUR CIVIL WAR SOLDIER CREATIVE ASSIGNMENT AND SOME EXCELLENT RESOURCES

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SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT THE EDGE OF THE PRECIPICE!

Ready to show what you know, young Civil War historians? You will have a 20 minute quiz on Tuesday/Wednesday concerning the targets below: I can use perspective to explain how events between the Compromise of 1850 and the Election of … Continue reading

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WHY THE CIVIL WAR? Learning Experience November 21/22

After the election of Abraham Lincoln (THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION IN AMERICAN HISTORY), seven sates seceded from the United States and created their own country – the Confederate States of America. Why did they secede?  And … what caused the … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE NOVEMBER 18/19 – The Edge of the Precipice – Part 2!

Hopefully you are understanding the challenges of the time, and realize that the nation is teetering on the “Edge of the Precipice”. You can review today’s activities and continue moving forward with some ideas by using the second reading from … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE NOVEMBER 14/15 – The Edge of the Precipice

TARGET – I can explain and assess how events between the Compromise of 1850 and the Election of 1860 led to the secession of southern states. We witnessed the rise of slavery in antebellum America, saw the power of King … Continue reading

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