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5 (1850-1877) Civil War & Reconstruction

Analyze the debates over state's rights, popular sovereignty, and political compromise.

Describe significant individuals, communities, and institutions instrumental in the Civil War Era.

Outline the struggles for freedom and equality in the antebellum period.

Compare and contrast the economic systems of the North and South before and during the Civil War.

Describe the key political and military events of the Civil War era.

Analyze how new technologies and innovations changed the way people fought and lived during the Civil War.

Outline the Federal policy of Reconstruction, its impact on Southern states, and the successes and failures in relation to freedom and equality.