Objectives that this project meets:
  • Explain how the Civil War started.
  • Identify the Northern generals and their initial campaigns in the West.
  • Explain Northern and Southern military strategies to capture their opponent's capital.
  • Describe the battle at Gettysburg and its outcome.
  • Describe Grant's siege of Vicksburg.
  • Summarize the final events of the war leading to the surrender of Appomattox.


Directions:
Choose a battle from the list below and create a video using the following website options: www.powtoon.com or www.kizoa.com. You will have to create an account (free). You may want to give your password to your partner so that both will have access to the video this week.

The goal of this project is to visually present the events of the battle you chose. The presentations should depict the basic information of journalism- who, what , where, when, & why. This project is due Thurs 5/25 , but you will only have 3 class periods to work on it. Project is worth 40 points total

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Your textbook will be where your research should start but here are some websites that may help with your research:
www.historycentral.com/CivilWar
www.sonofthesouth.net
www.civil-war.net



Battles (Battles in bold are necessary)
Period 1
Period 2
Period 4
Period 7
Period 8
Battle of Ft. Sumter
Anthony & Ray
Scott & Aiden
Sakina & Lilly
Dom
Kristal
First Battle of Bull Run
Mason & Ian Chiwo
Seth
Evan & Nick
Nancy
Marc
Battle of Ft. Donelson





Battle of Shiloh
Madison & Alyssa
Cooper
Anijah
Trevor
Erin
Seven Days Battle
Elias & Ian Case
Lexi & Katie
Anabella & Paola
Nate
Joel
2nd Battle of Bull Run
Nicole
Nick B & Justin
Emma & Jeanette
Dillan
Nick
Battle of Antietam
Jenna & Sandra
Wesley
Jake K & Isaiah
Natalie
Leylani
Battle of Fredericksburg





Battle of Stones River


Angel & Drew


Battle of Chancellorsville
Angel & Ewen

Jake R & Sohaib
Tori
Paige
Siege of Vicksburg
Alex & Jake

Liam & Ryan
Colby

Battle of Gettysburg
Darin & Dylan
Ty & Pat
Sabastian & Matt Hartnett
Lee
Chris
Battle of Chickamauga


Elaysha


Battle of the Wilderness





Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse





Battle of Appomattox Courthouse
Annie & Jasmine

Matt Hu & Nija
Kaitlynn



Post your videos here:
Period 1
Period 2
Period 4
Period 7
Period 8


Here is an example of a video I created: