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Annotated Map of the Civil War


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For Annotated Map of the Civil War students will work together in groups of four to complete an texas imageannotated map showing Texas's role in the Civl War. Students will fill the role of graphic designer, historical consultant, artist, or copywriter in completing this lesson, while investigating the roles of Texas soldiers, women, unionist, government, the economy, and the Blockade of the South. Students will discuss battles in Galveston, Sabine Pass, Palmito Ranch, and Brownsville. For a processing activity, students will write a postcard to a friend describing the impact of the Civil War in Texas.