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13thAmendment Historical Investigation (5) Plickers “Pop Quiz”(15) Introduction: The Civil War holds the distinction of being the bloodiest war in Americanhistory, unimaginable in its brutality. More than 3 million Americans fought in it and over600,000 men—2 percent of the population—died in it. For many Americans, it was difficultto even conceive how the war might end and, even if it did, even more challenging toenvision how the two sides could ever find a way to share the same nation once again. Thisactivity will help students understand how the two sides did reconcile, beginning with theterms of surrender bestowed by President Abraham Lincoln through Union General UlyssesS. Grant to Confederate General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Virginia. Clip from Ken Burns:But winning the Civil War and saving the Union required more than just winning militarybattles. Before the end of the war and the Confederacy's surrender, a debate about what to
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