VA.USI. United States History to 1865
Civil War: 1861 to 1865
USI.9. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes, major events, and effects of the Civil War by:
USI.9.a) describing the cultural, economic, and constitutional issues that divided the nation.
USI.9.b) explaining how the issues of states' rights and slavery increased sectional tensions.
USI.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to:
USI.1.h) interpret patriotic slogans and excerpts from notable speeches and documents.