"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live..."

--John Adams

Monday, February 27, 2012

Civil War Study Guide

Hey Gang...Here is your study guide for the Civil War test on Thurs/Fri. March 1/2

-Advantages & Disadvantages of North and South entering the war
-Which Generals fought for each side - Lee, Grant, Jackson, McClellan
-Major Battles -- Ft. Sumter, Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, & Sherman's March
-What the average soldier had in their backpack
-Gettysburg Address and its meaning
-Listing Border States & Confederate States
-The two Ironclads - Monitor & Merrimack
-How technology influenced the war -- Railroads, Minie Ball, Morse Code, Photograph
-Judah P. Benjamin
-Medical practice during the war

...This seems like a lot, but you need to focus on the BIG concepts, not the minute details of each area of the war...The test is multiple choice & short answer...Happy Studying and Be Good!