Unit 4

Sixth Grade Social Studies

Unit 4

Unit Title: 
Civil War and Reconstruction
Unit Time Frame: 3-4 Weeks

Unit Overview: 
This unit will provide a review of the causes/effects
of the Civil War and the Reconstruction Period of
the United States history.

Essential Learning:

-Describe the motivations that drove American territorial expansion
-Discuss the positive and negative effects of post-Civil War 
  Reconstruction from a state and national perspective
-Judge the effects of the post-Civil War Reconstruction from 
a state and national perspective.

Key Concepts:
-Major conflicts and events that helped shaped our country.
-Cultural changes that were a result of the Civil War 
  and Reconstruction Period?

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