Monthly Archives: December 2017

In class December 12/13 – Did the Union Win or did the Confederacy lose?

Four long years, over 620,000 dead, even more casualties, part of the nation in ruins, and an entire segment of the population freed for the first time – the results of the Civil War are almost impossible to comprehend in … Continue reading

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In class December 8/11 – A. Lincoln

So … how do you assess the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln? Do your rankings match those of past polls? Consider each entry in the “President A. Lincoln” activity and submit your ratings in this form.  

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The Life of a Civil War Soldier

You spent some time online and in Kenosha learning about the life of a Civil War soldier – so what was it like?  And why does it matter? Show off your understanding any way you want with a Civil War … Continue reading

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Preparation for December 8/11 – Spend some time with A. Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln – Judging by the number of books written about him, I think we can all agree that he’s a pretty famous guy, right? How do we view him in our society today?  Is he well remembered?  Highly regarded?  Where … Continue reading

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Preapartion December 4 – We are headed to Kenosha …

We are headed to the Kenosha Civil War Museum on Tuesday – it should be awesome! You are out of uniform, but no shorts, sweats, ripped clothing, hats, or quadratic formula t-shirts. Make sure you are warm enough and that … Continue reading

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In class December 4/7 – Home Front Notecard Confessions

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