•  Benson's Wiki Study Guide, Student Generated

    Study guide for the next quiz or test. Each student must provide at least one original comment that is considered "study worthy" (5 homework points). The comment must be added no later than two days before the scheduled quiz/test. After the quiz/test, students will vote on the most helpful comment. The student who generated that comment will be given extra credit.

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Civil War: Ft Sumter to Appomattox Court House

  • Lincoln calls for Union volunteers (mb4) (Teacher sample)

    President Lincoln issues a call for 50,000 volunteers to serve for 3 months to defend federal lands and end the rebellion.

  • Ft Sumter - First Shots fired by SC (mb4) (Teacher sample)

    On April 16, 1861, SC militia fired cannon at Ft Sumter to prevent Union ships from re-supplying the fort. After about 24 hours, the Union Army in Ft Sumter raised the white flag and they were allowed to vacate the fort leaving it to SC.