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Unit #9: Civil War Meet and Greet!
Learning Target: I can RESEARCH biographical information about significant individuals during the Civil War and summarize their actions during the Civil War.

Please complete the steps below to prepare for this assignment:

 Follow the directions below to complete this assignment. 

1.  Choose one (or more) of the important Civil War era individuals listed below.  Be sure not to choose someone you have already completed.    

2.  Download a copy of the prewriting document in order to help you gather information about the individual you chose. 

3.  Conduct your own Internet research in order to discover as much information as possible about the individual you chose.  Place your information in the document.

4.  Use the prewriting document to answer the questions on the form.  Only the form will be graded.   




White Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part 1: Meet and Greet Union and Confederate Individuals during the Civil War

1.  Choose one (or more) of the important Civil War era individuals listed below.  Be sure not to choose someone you have already completed.   You may wish to explore several individuals before choosing.


Union

Ulysses S. Grant              

Joshua Chamberlain

George Gordon Meade

William Tecumseh Sherman

Abner Doubleday           

John Reynolds

Robert Anderson            

Winfield Scott Hancock 

Nathaniel Banks              

Joseph Hooker 

Philip Sheridan

John Buford      

Oliver Howard  

Ambrose Burnside         

Daniel Sickles

Benjamin Butler              

George McClellan           

George Thomas               

Irvin McDowell 

George Custer 

Mary Todd Lincoln

Clara Barton

 


Confederate

Jefferson Davis

Robert E. Lee    

Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

Jeb Stuart

AP Hill  

George Pickett

Joseph Johnston

Richard Ewell    

James Longstreet

Lewis Armistead              

John Mosby

Porter Alexander                            

John Pemberton

P.G.T. Beauregard          

John Bell Hood 

Kirby Smith

Braxton Bragg   

Albert Sidney Johnston

        
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Part 2: Conduct your research to gather information

1.  Download a copy of the Civil War Biography Prewriting document in order to help you gather information about the individual you chose. 

2.  Conduct your own Internet research to discover as much information as possible about the individual you chose.  Place your answers in Civil War Biography Prewriting document.  Be sure to save.  Be
     sure to discover the following information about the individual you chose. 

     A.  When was he or she born?

     B.  What do you know about his or her family?

     C.  What type of education did he or she have? 

     D.  What kind of occupation did they have before the Civil War?

     E.  For which side did he or she fight for during the Civil War? 

     F.  In what Civil War battles or events did he or she take part?

     G.  What made he or she famous during the Civil War?

     H.  When did he or she die?

     I.  What other interesting facts did you learn about this person? 

     J.  Write a PARAGRAPH summarizing the information you learned about the Civil War era person you chose to research. 

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Part 3: Submit your final work for a grade

1.  Use the answers on your Civil War Biography Prewriting document in order to complete the form below.  You must submit the form if you would like a grade.

2.  Click on the link below to access the final form.  Be sure to "submit" the form when you are done. 

     Submit Your Research


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