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13 th Amendment Historical Investigation (5) Plickers “Pop Quiz” (15) Introduction: The Civil War holds the distinction of being the bloodiest war in American history, unimaginable in its brutality. More than 3 million Americans fought in it and over 600,000 men—2 percent of the population—died in it. For many Americans, it was difficult to even conceive how the war might end and, even if it did, even more challenging to envision how the two sides could ever find a way to share the same nation once again. This activity will help students understand how the two sides did reconcile, beginning with the terms of surrender bestowed by President Abraham Lincoln through Union General Ulysses S. 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 military battles. Before the end of the war and the Confederacy's surrender, a debate about what to

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