Sicilian Salvador Catalano
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5.5. Broad Concept: Students summarize the causes and consequences of the Civil War
5.5.1. Describe the extension of and controversy about slavery into the territories, including popular sovereignty, the Dred Scott decision, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
5.5.3. Describe the emergence of Abraham Lincoln as a national political figure and the secession of Southern states.
5.5.4. Identify Union and Confederate States at the outbreak of the Civil War. Yankees and Rebels (Blue and Gray), and the role of African American troops in the war.
5.5.6. Analyze the rationales for the Emancipation Proclamation and the emancipation of African Americans in D.C.
Topic C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions
Indicator 2: Explain the political, cultural, economic and social changes in Maryland during the early 1800s.
Indicator 3: Analyze regional differences in the Civil War and its effects on people in Maryland
Indicator 4: Analyze how the institution of slavery impacted individuals and groups in Maryland
Topic A.Learn to Read and Construct Meaning about Social Studies
Indicator 3: Use strategies to monitor understanding and derive meaning from text and portions of text (during reading)
Topic B. Write to Learn and Communicate Social Studies Understandings
Indicator 1: Use informal writing strategies, such as journal writing, note taking, quick writes, and graphic organizers to clarify, organize, remember and/or express new understandings
Topic F. Analyze Social Studies Information
Indicator 1: Interpret information from primary and secondary sources
Indicator 3: Synthesize information from a variety of sources
Topic G. Answer Social Studies Questions
Indicator 1: Describe how the country has changed over time and how people have contributed to its change, drawing from maps, photographs, newspapers, and other sources
Indicator 2: Use historic contexts to answer questions
VS.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to
VS.7 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the issues that divided our nation and led to the Civil War by
USI.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to
a) identify and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States history to 1865;
USI.9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes, major events, and effects of the Civil War by
4A: Demonstrate understanding of how the United States government was formed and of the nation's basic democratic principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Therefore, the student is able to:
4C: The student understands historic figures who have exemplified values and principles of American democracy. Therefore, the student is able to:
4D: The student understands events that celebrate and exemplify fundamental values and principles of American democracy. Therefore, the student is able to:
The student understands how the debates over slavery influenced politics and sectionalism. Therefore, the student is able to:
The student understands how the North and South differed and how politics and ideologies led to the Civil War. Therefore, the student is able to:
The student understands how the resources of the Union and Confederacy affected the course of the war. Therefore, the student is able to:
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