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Academic Alignment Authority: Illinois

Subject Matter / Course: Social Studies

The following academic standards have been aligned to Gods and Generals

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Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.D.4b US
Ages: 14, 15
Describe unintended social consequences of political events in United States history (e.g., Civil War/emancipation, National Defense Highway Act/decline of inner cities, Vietnam War/anti-government activity).
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
5
Ages: 8, 9, 10
List the details found on an historical artifact to determine its manufacture, date, and use.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
3
Ages: 12, 13, 14
Identify the point of view of the author as found in a primary source document.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
5
Ages: 12, 13, 14
Assess the value of posed and candid photographs as primary sources.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.5.25
Ages: 10
Identify Union and Confederate territories in the Civil War and describe the significance of events and individuals to the course of the war, including: battles of Fort Sumter, First Bull Run, and Gettysburg; Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Ulysses S. Grant; the Gettysburg Address, Emancipation Proclamation, and surrender at Appomattox.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.5.26
Ages: 10
Identify Civil War events from the point of view of northern and southern troops, leaders, and civilians.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.8.02
Ages: 13
Identify the differences between primary and secondary sources.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.8.24
Ages: 13
Understand the major political developments of the Civil War, including: the First Battle of Bull Run and the Battles of Antietam, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and the Wilderness; the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac (Virginia); the roles of Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis; the Emancipation Proclamation; the Gettysburg Address; the appointment of an African-American regiment under Robert Gould Shaw; Sherman’s march to the sea; excerpts from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (“With malice toward none, with charity for all”); the surrender at Appomattox Court House; the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.8.25
Ages: 13
Understand the impact of Civil War strategies, including: the inclusion of African Americans in the ranks of the Union Army; the blockade of the South, W.T. Sherman's March to the Sea and Ulysses S. Grant's Strategy of Attrition.
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
14.11.23
Ages: 16
Understands significant events for Native American tribes after the Civil War and how they responded (e.g., changes in federal policy toward Native Americans; impact of the reservation system and land displacement; impact of new states, the Dawes Severalty Act, buffalo annihilation, and conflicts with the U.S. Army; attitudes and actions of government officials, the Army, missionaries, settlers, and the general public toward Native Americans; Native American responses to increased white settlement, mining activities, and railroad construction).
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.11.27
Ages: 16
Understand the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War (e.g., major battles and turning points of the war; life on the battlefield; unique nature of Civil War in terms of casualty levels and type of warfare; geographic advantages and obstacles; technological advances of the war; military and political leaders, including Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and Ulysses S. Grant; military resources of the Union and the Confederacy; the threat of foreign intervention; the military defeat of the Confederacy including Lee’s surrender at Appomattox).
Illinois
Social Studies
Gods and Generals
16.11.29
Ages: 16
Understand the impact of the Civil War on different groups (e.g., the impact of the war on combatants, civilians, the physical environment, and the home front; experiences of soldiers on both sides of the war including African American soldiers and regiments).

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