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Sterling Elementary School
200 McKenzie Drive
Brunswick, GA 31523
Principal: Dr. Kelly Howe
912-279-1509
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Unit 1: Civil War


SS5H1 The student will explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the

Civil War.

a. Identify Uncle Tom’s Cabin and John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, and

explain how each of these events was related to the Civil War.

b. Discuss how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South.

c. Identify major battles and campaigns: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta

Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House.

d. Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.

e. Describe the effects of war on the North and South.




Rebecca Hill, 5th Grade Teacher
Sterling Elementary
200 McKenzie Dr
Brunswick GA 31523
(912)279-1509 ext. 5532


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