The student will examine the causes and effects of the Civil War on Arkansas.
Examine the conflicts and attitudes that eventually brought about the Civil War.
Explore the Civil War and its effects on the land and the people of Arkansas.
Compare and contrast the political, economic, geographic and social characteristics of the South and North.
Examine how the citizens of Arkansas responded to the division brewing across the nation.
Describe how the battles of Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove effected Arkansas’ position of strategic importance in the Confederacy.