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Civil War KWL-17-18

Directions: Number each fact that you add to your chart.


K-What you know W-What you want to know L-What you learned

I know that the Civil War was I would like to know why the - I learned that during
when the Union, who are Battle of Antietam was the the Civil War
anti-slavery, and the bloodiest 1 day battle in Abraham Lincoln
Confederacy, who are pro- American History. I would caused seven
slavery, were in multiple also like to know what the southern states to
battles together to see slaves were doing during the leave the Union.
whether the United States war and if some of the slaves However, a few states
should be pro or anti-slavery. helped the Union. Lastly, I thought the Union
I also know that the Union would like to know more would win even
had a higher chance of about the Biggest killer in the though they were pro-
winning because of their war, and if the disease slavery these were
economy, they had 11 million affected the Union more than called border states.
people to choose from while the Confederacy or the other - I learned that the
the Confederacy only had 2 way around. Union general made a
million. plan which involved
the Cotton diplomacy.
This plan didn't work
though.
- I learned that the Civil
War battle wins were
fairly even, however,
the Union won when
president Lee
surrendered. The
bloodiest of these one
day battles also
turned out to be the
bloodiest one day
battle in U.S. history
this battle was the
Antietam battle.
- I learned that the first
battle of the Civil War
was started by The
confederacy and no
one died.
- I learned that during
the Civil War Lincoln
needed a win and
came up with the idea
for the Emancipation
Proclamation which
enforced the
rebellious states to
free slaves.
- I learned the meaning
of Abraham Lincoln’s
speech and the
meaning of the war
which was to bring
unity to the United
States of America,
end slavery, and bring
freedom to all men.
- Some people thought
the Civil War actually
started during the
Bleeding Kansas.
- In 1819 the first
slaves arrived in
America.
- The Dred Scott
decision was where
Dred Scott was
considered a slave
but went to court
because technically
Illinois is a free state.
The court ruled him a
slave which confirmed
that no state was
technically free.
- The Union had the
upper hand for
everything except for
how trains their
soldiers/leaders were.