Unit 4: The Civil War, Part 2 – 1860’s

American Civil War Montage

Unit 4 High School

Unit Overview

Subjects Covered
Grammar, Literature, Composition, History
Time Period
Grade Level
High School: 9 – 12
Poetry of the Modern Time Period – by Gerard Manley Hopkins 

Robert E. Lee Monument in Charlottesville, VirginiaUnit Description

The situation at the close of the second year of the war was to the advantage of the Union cause in the West, while in the East the opposing armies still held each other at bay – neither having gained the advantage. The Emancipation Proclamation met with favor in the North and commanded the respect of the civilized nations of the world.

Leading Ideas and Biblical Principles

  • Honesty is a character quality to be desired.
    • The Lord detests differing weights, and dishonest scales do not please Him. — Proverbs 20:23
  • The Bible provides the ethics upon which to judge people and nations.
  • God is sovereign over the affairs of men.
    • From one man He made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and He marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. — Acts 17:26