The Civil War: Vocabulary


US History The Civil War The Civil War: Vocabulary
Students engage with key vocabulary related to the United States Civil War.

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Key Vocabulary


Overview
This experience engages students with key vocabulary related to the United States Civil War. The experience can be used as an introduction or a review at the end of the unit.


Which of the following words are you familiar with?

A) arsenal
B) civil war
C) fugitive
D) guerilla warfare
E) martial law
F) martyr
G) secede
H) siege
I) sovereignty
J) treason
K) unamendable

Which of the following words are you not familiar with?

A) arsenal
B) civil war
C) fugitive
D) guerilla warfare
E) martial law
F) martyr
G) secede
H) siege
I) sovereignty
J) treason
K) unamendable

These two polls provide a general picture of the students’ familiarity with the vocabulary words. If necessary, discuss unfamiliar words with the class.


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