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Cross Currents 

#31  

Cross Currents 

#46    On the Home Front  

 

Watch Episode Four of Civil War Blood and Glory Pt 2 start at 44:10

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The Legacy of War

1. Union fighting now focuses on Confederate capital of Richmond Va.

2. brutal battle of attrition

3. by April 1865 "let the thing be pressed"

 

51:50 

Twilight

1. Lee's army was surrounded and out of supplies

2. Lee meets Grant at Appomattox Courthouse and surrenders

3. April 14 1865 Lincoln was assassinated

4. great conspiracy and more violence

1:00:00

Homecoming

1. soldiers try to go back home and it's not the same over 650,000 dead

2. countryside is devastated in the south

3. U.S. economy falls into a recession

4. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder afflicted many

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1:05:00

.Freedom

1. Freed Slaves not necessarily free and don't have equal rights

3 Civil War Amendments

13th amendment outlawed slavery

14th amendment gave freed slaves citizenship

15th amendment right to vote

2. Reconstruction Acts 

1:10:50

Reconstruction

1. Southern whites enact "Jim Crow" laws that kept blacks from voting

2. Racism was brutal / KKK

3. lynching and whippings were often

4. Hayes wins the election of 1876 and agrees to end reconstruction

5. white brutality becomes frequent

#46    On the Home Front  

    1.  Increased Taxes.  47% higher
    2.   greenbacks paper currency with the 
                promise to redeem at a later date.

    3.  South's inflation p. 304  What was the cost of ham, $350, flour $425 a barrel?  Why did the Richmond women riot in 1863? for bread.

Last Update: November 30, 2016

OK PASS Objectives
Content Standard 1: The student will analyze causes, key events, and effects of the Civil War/Reconstruction era.

3. Identify political and military leaders of the war (e.g., Abraham Lincoln,

Blockade Runners were Confederate ships that risked the wrath of the Union navy to bring supplies into Southern ports.
 
Conscription: the drafting of young men into the army
 
New York Draft Riots new immigrants didn't understand the war nor fight in it.

4. Interpret the importance of critical developments in the war,, the Emancipation Proclamation,

Copperheads : Southern sympathizers in the North

Content Standard 1:

3. Identify political and military leaders of the war (e.g., Abraham Lincoln,

 

1863 Emancipation Proclamation

Watch Lincoln Letter to the Bixby family in Boston video

1.  Freed the slaves in rebel-controlled areas.

2.  Keep Britain from recognizing the South as an independent nation.

3. Revive Union spirits More

Content Standard 1: The student will analyze causes, key events, and effects of the Civil War/Reconstruction era.

3. Identify political and military leaders of the war (e.g., Abraham Lincoln,

4. Interpret the importance of critical developments in the war,, the Emancipation Proclamation,

 

What did we learn today?

How does a war make money more valuable ?

What was the significance of the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation ?

 

 

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Blockade: http://www.icw-net.com/aa_SiteObjects/aa_coastalIMAGES/non-GEOspecific/civil-war/BlockadeRunnerArmstrong.jpg

Soldiers: http://www.rain.org/campinternet/american-history/images/civil-war.jpg

New York http://images.absoluteastronomy.com/images/encyclopediaimages/n/ne/new_york_draft_riots_-_fighting.jpg