HOTA: Tue., 11/22/11 (CHS); Wed., 11/23/11 (SHS)
- Watch student-produced Civil War videos and presentations
- Gettysburg address OPVL
Homework: Read chapter 16 in The American People textbook from the beginning up to, but not including, “National Reconstruction.” Respond to the following prompts:
- Rank the top three challenges facing the U.S. after the Civil War and justify your choices in writing.
- To what extent did freed slaves enjoy greater freedom after the war? Give both examples and counter-examples of expanded freedoms.
Extra credit: read “Women Soldiers of the Civil War” and write a 1-2 page response discussing what interested you most and why it is important today to study the involvement of women in the Civil War. 5 points.
Extra credit: Watch the film Glory and read the handout “I Feel Trouble in the Air.” Write a 2-3 page response evaluating the accuracy of what you saw in the film and why it is important today to study the involvement of African Americans in the Civil War. 10 points.
Posted by: yamada | 11-22-2011 | 01:11 AM
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