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Mr. Ryan Knutson, M.Ed
6th Grade Social Studies Teacher

My Google Page

https://imoodle.district833.org

South Washington County Schools

Lake Middle School

Phone: 651-425-6502

www.sowashco.org

ISD833: Serving all or parts of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, Afton, Denmark and Grey Cloud Island - all Eastern suburbs of St. Paul, Minnesota.


  •                            CURRENT UNIT: CIVIL WAR/DAKOTA WAR

     

    State Standards

    19. Regional tensions around economic development, slavery, territorial expansion and governance resulted in a civil war and a period of Reconstruction that led to the abolition of slavery, a more powerful federal government, a renewed push into indigenous nations’ territory and continuing conflict over racial relations.

    6.4.4.19.1  

    Explain the causes of the Civil War; describe how the debate over slavery and abolition played out in Minnesota.

    6.4.4.19.2  

    Create a timeline of the key events of the American Civil War; describe the war-time experiences of Minnesota soldiers and civilians.

    6.4.4.19.3  

    Explain reasons for the United States-Dakota War of 1862; compare and contrast the perspectives of settlers and Dakota people before, during and after the war.

     

    Essential Questions

    1.What were the causes of the U.S. Civil War?

    2. How did the debate over slavery and abolition in Minnesota in the late Antebellum period play out?

    3. How do I construct a timeline of the significant events of the American Civil War?

    4.How do I use the war-time experiences of Minnesota soldiers and civilians to create historically-based first-person narrative?

    5. What were the reasons for the United States-Dakota War of 1862?

    6.How were the perspectives of settlers and Dakota people similar and different before, during and after the war?


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