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Homework 12/17 – Deaths During The Civil War


Write a letter explaining why the death toll was so high during the civil war. Your letter needs to be 15 sentences.This letter does not need to be to a specific person. Be sure to make your sentences complete and concise.


Advantages and Disadvantages of the North and South

ImageHWBAT assess the advantages and disadvantages of the North and South

Imagine that you are living in the United States on July 22, 1861. The Battle of Bull Run (or if youlive in the South, the Battle of Manassas) has just happened yesterday. It is now obvious to both sides that the war will not be over in just a few days. Using the table of advantages and disadvantages that we created yesterday, write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper explaining which side you think will win the war.

You may write from the point of view of either a Northerner or a Southerner, and you do notnecessarily have to argue for your country’s side (i.e. you could write from the point of view of a Northerner who thinks the South will win). Your letter must be at least 2 paragraphs  long. The letter must not only explain why you think the North or South will win, but also why you think the other side will lose.

Please make sure your paragraphs are formatted in this way:

  • Topic Sentence (Will or will not win the war)
  •  Supporting sentence one
  •   Supporting sentence two
  •   Supporting sentence three
  •   Concluding sentence

Homework 12/13 – North and South Advantages

Write a letter to Mr.Campbell telling the advantages and disadvantages of the North and South. Your letter must be 12 complete sentences.

Homework 12/12 – Election Of 1860

election 1860 image

Write (12) complete sentences describing why the Election of 1860 was so important. Make sure that your sentences are thoughtful and descriptive.

Confederacy and Union Divisional Map

Label your map showing the division between the Union and Confederacy. Make sure that your key is clearly labeled and that your states are correctly labeled.

Homework 12/6/12 – Reasons for Southern Secession


 Explain the (3) reasons why the South left the Union.

If in your journal:Explain the (3) reasons why the South left the Union. Make sure that you write 10 sentences. Be sure that you circle your periods. Also draw a picture for each section. 

Homework 12/05/12 – Secession Of Southern States

Secession of southern states

Write 12 complete sentences describing why the Southern States left the union.