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Civil War 1861-1865

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  1. Civil War 1861-1865 Historical Marker Project

  2. Create a Historical Marker • Your Project will consists of 4 parts • A Landmark • Made of household materials • A Historical Marker • This plaque will explain the significance of the Battle • A map of the Battle • Showing where the soldiers were located • A 1-1/2 page Battlefield Essay

  3. Landmark • Create a Landmark • Use household items to create your landmark • Duplicate an Existing Landmark or Create Your Own • It must be of something of significance • Does it relate to that particular battle? • Research existing landmarks Ft. Sumter Antietam

  4. Historical Marker • Create a Historical Marker about your battle • Write your Marker about • Someone • A group of soldiers • A commander or battle hero • A building • Cemetery • Important fact or facts about the battle • Battle of Ten Islands • On July 14, 1864 a small group of brave Confederate Cavalry under General James H. Clanton approximately 300 strong were overwhelmed by a vastly superior Union Cavalry force under General L. H. Rousseau. The Confederates were attempting to protect the Janney Iron Works near Ohatchee and Crowe Iron Works near Alexandria. The superior Union force destroyed both Iron Works and proceeded to Talladega

  5. Battlefield Map • Draw a map of your battle • Show rivers, lakes or any water landmarks • Major Cities • Generals/armies positions • Unit indicators • What State the battle was fought

  6. Battlefield Essay • Write a one and a half (1-1/2) page paper • Describe the following: • What was significant about your Battle? • Who were the Military leaders of your Battle? • What were the Military leaders major strengths? • Who won the Battle? • What did the Battle mean to with winner and to the loser? • Use the proper format for your Essay • Opening Paragraph • Supportive Paragraphs • Closing paragraph

  7. Sources • All sources must be sited • Here is a few sources that might be helpful. • http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm • http://www.civil-war.net/ • http://www.pbs.org/civilwar/ • http://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war • http://www.civilwar.com/ • Sources you cannot use • Wikipedia • Ask.com • Ask Jeeves • Answers.com

  8. Grading Rubric • 15 Points – Landmark ________ • 10 Points – Battlefield Map ________ • 25 Points – Historical Marker ________ • 45 Points - Battlefield Essay ________ • 5 Points – Presentation ________ • TOTAL ________ out of 100%