The Civil War (VUS.7a,-c)
Reconstruction (VUS.7d)
Outcomes (VUS.7e-f)

Video Lectures:

Click the link above to watch streaming videos as an introduction to this module. You may complete the optional guided notes -

The Assignment

1. View the Video Lectures for this module. You may find it helpful to download, print, and complete the "Guided Notes" as you view these.

2. Download and save the Module 7 Core Assignment (PT1). You will answer these questions as you navigate through each link in "The Core" content readings. You will turn in this assignment to the dropbox function of HCPS-SchoolSpace interface. This assignment will be worth a total of 100 points!
You will be turning in your assigned Table/Spreadsheet and your Power Point separately -

3. Download and save Module 7 Core Assignment (PT2). Answer these questions as you navigate the Core Section "VUS.7c; Effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction". This portion will be worth 40 points.

4. Download and save the Module 7 Reading Assignment. Complete the questions as you complete the e-Text readings. Once complete, turn in your assignment to the dropbox function in the "HCPS-SchoolSpace" interface. This assignment is worth 30 points. (10 points per page)

5. Blog Topic: We often think of Abraham Lincoln as being "the President who freed the slaves". Why is this not really true?

<all blogs should be between 100-300 words, and should be a reflection of your opinions on the topic, not a re-statement of the facts>

6. Complete the following review activities on :
DO NOT worry about signing in - they are not really tracked. Just play!

7. Complete the assessment "VUS.7; Civil War and Reconstruction"! Use your course login username and password to take this test!

All assignments are due at 5:00 p.m on June 19!

Course Readings:

The Core:

VUS.7a; Causes of the Civil War

VUS.7b; Mojor Events and Major Leaders

VUS.7c; Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address

VUS.7d; Reconstruction

VUS.7e; Impact of the Civil War

VUS.7f; Postwar Contributions

As you navigate through the Core Readings using the links at the bottom of each page, the images contain the most basic and necessary information. The "Other Notes" sections help to explain the key content. The "Video Clips" are on-line clips that can help you to understand the key content, and the "Extra-Links" provide supplemental information about the content on each page. Be sure to click on the Quia link at the end to test yourself!


(To use the e-Text, click on the link above to go to the on-line textbook. This book is in PDF format and may NOT be printed or downloaded to your PC. All copyright laws apply!)



The video clips provided in "The Core" reading pages are from Discovery Education, United Streaming. Our district has license to use these clips for instructional purposes. You may not copy these segments and use them for any other purpose than this class-All copyright laws apply!