Week 14 in Review

Letters of The Civil War, Major Battles, and heroes.

Week of 12. 7 - 12.11

12.7: We discussed and read the Charles Biddlecom letters from the book "No Freedom Shrieker" and introduced the students to the John Futch letters.

12.8: Students discussed what a hero is and how both/neither Biddlecom and Futch were heroes in The Civil War.

12.9: Students finished their hero essays in class.

12.10: Students read Ch. 16 Section 4 in the textbook, we discussed the various ways in which Lincoln violated the Bill of Rights during The Civil War.

12.11: Students worked on their Bill of Rights investigation, putting the first 10 Amendments into language their peers would understand.