Unit 5 - The Civil War (War or Rebellion)
- Unit Question - What is power and how is it gained, used, and justified?
- Historical Context – Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee
- Final Assessment – Unit Exam - Civil War Test
Harriet Beecher Stowe's most famous introduction took place on or around Thanksgiving Day, 1862, when she was introduced to President Abraham Lincoln, who allegedly greeted her with these memorable words,
"So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war!'"
Read p. 23-33 in your War, Terrible War mini-book and us the resources below to answer The Two Harriets questions in your COMP books:
- What was the name of Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous book that changed the course of history?
- Describe the first images of slavery Harriet Beecher Stowe saw as young lady.
- Where did Harriet Beecher Stowe get her stories from that become part of Uncle Tom's Cabin?
- Why was Harriet Tubman commonly referred to as Moses?
- What was Harriet Tubman's childhood like?
- How did Harriet Tubman became an educated young adult without any formal education?
- How many slaves is Harriet Tubman said to have saved using the Underground Railroad?
- How did the actions of Harriet Tubman help destroy the myths of slavery?
- What did Harriet Tubman do during the Civil War?
The Two Harriet Resources:
- Biography.com: Harriet Beecher Stowe
- SPARK Notes: Uncle Tom's Cabin
- Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852) Uncle Tom's Cabin (Free eBook)
- Battlefields: Biography of Harriet Tubman
- America's Library: Harriet Tubman during the Civil War *
- Harriet Tubman Led a Brazen Civil War Raid
- ReadWorks: Two Harriets: Heroines of the Civil War *