Social Studies Scope and Sequence, The Civil War

Social Studies Standard IV, United States History

Lesson 450, The Civil War

Understanding the important events that led to the Civil War

Understanding the many issues that divided the North from the South

Understanding slavery and other factors that divided the South and the North

Understanding the formation of the Republican Party

Understanding why South Carolina seceded from the Union

Knowing major figures of the Civil War

Understanding the positive and negative effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction

Knowing when the Civil War began

Understanding the Battle of Bull Run

Understanding the Battle of Gettysburg

Understanding Reconstruction

Understanding the Black Codes

Understanding the 13th Amendment

Understanding the 14th Amendment

Understanding the 15th Amendment

Knowing about the following: popular sovereignty, the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Abraham Lincoln, the Confederate States of America, Fort Sumter, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, John Wilkes Booth, sharecroppers, the Freedman’s Bureau, the Ku Klux Klan


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