Monthly Archives: November 2017

Learning Experience December 1 – The Home Front!

I can compare and contrast the challenges and contributions on the home front in the North and South. Away from the fields of battle, the home front was an important part of the Civil War … and also felt the … Continue reading

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I hope you enjoyed your “visit” to Gettysburg today, young historians – we will do the real visit on April 26!  To review what you learned today, check out some of the cool sites below – there is a ton … Continue reading

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Learning Experience November 28/29 More Turning Points … and on the road to Gettysburg!

By now, you should have a decent start to your CIVIL WAR TURNING POINTS creative display.  Make sure you have read the directions carefully, along with the rubric that will be used to assess your display.   By Thursday’s combo class, … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE – The Emancipation Proclamation

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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THE TURNING POINTS OF THE CIVIL WAR

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The Civil War BEGINS! For my in class historians in Friday, November 17

We know the first shots of the Civil War were fired on April 12, 1861.  But why? And what was the impact of the events at Ft. Sumter?  Take a look here, and check out the CWPT overview of the … Continue reading

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THE EDGE OF THE PRECIPICE QUIZ – Monday, November 20

Ready to show what you know, young Civil War historians? You will have a 25 minute quiz on Monday 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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The Edge of the Precipice … in Wisconsin?

While all of this “Edge of the Precipice: craziness was going on across the map of the United States in the 1850 … what was happening on America’s Dairyland? You should find out a little bit about what Wisconsin was thinking … Continue reading

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Why the Civil War? Learning Experience for November 15

After the election of Abraham Lincoln (THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION IN AMERICAN HISTORY), seven sates secede from the United States and created their own country – the Confederate States of America.You will examine this decision in Doc’s class by looking … Continue reading

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Learning Experience – More of THE EDGE OF THE PRECIPICE

Hopefully you understand the challenges of the time, Senators, 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 statements by using the reading from class … Continue reading

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