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  1. Though Jot • What is one strength of the Union’s Anaconda Plan? • What is one strength of the Confederacy’s plan to play aggressive defense?

  2. Did you know that Lincoln used Text Alerts?

  3. Lincoln and his telegraph office • Lincoln had a telegraph office installed across the street from the White House • He had a constant stream of updates coming in from the frontlines • He made several trips a day • He also sent orders to his generals • He was the was the first Commander-in-Chief to micro-manage a war

  4. Welcome Lincoln’s Press Room! • The President tries to keep up on what is happening. • As his new press aides, you are subscribed to newspapers all over the nation. • Lincoln doesn’t have much patients for the news though…

  5. Your assignment • As the President’s new press aides, your assignment is read through the latest dispatch of newspapers and report to the President only what he needs to know!

  6. Your assignment • Read through the dispatch of papers as a class • In your group, write Mr. Lincoln a report. Make sure to respond to the following points…

  7. Make sure to include: • A brief summary of each battle (in order) • What happened? • Who won? • Overall, how does the South seem to be doing in the war? • Overall, how does the North seem to be doing in the war?