We found 25 resources with the concept ulysses s. grant
Making GeneralizationsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Being able to recognize patterns, craft generalizations, and draw conclusions based on information in a text passage are essential critical thinking skills. Encourage learners to hone these skills with a activity that asks them to read a...
Civil War Review PacketLesson Planet
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
How much have your history students learned about the Civil War? Use a straightforward review worksheet to go over the key figures and events from the 19th century, including Abraham Lincoln, Fort Sumter, and the Emancipation Proclamation.
Civil War Trust Animated Map: The Overland CampaignLesson Planet
19 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ulysses S. Grant, having been elevated to general-in-chief to the Armies of the United States, began the 1864 Overland Campaign that brought the Civil War to northern Virginia. High schoolers watch an informative video about the campaign...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: ShilohLesson Planet
18 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a birds-eye view of the Civil War with an instructive video about the Battle of Shiloh. Paced over the four-day period in which Confederate troops were forced into retreat, the video presents both a strategic and tactical glimpse of...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Entire Civil WarLesson Planet
27 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The four years of the Civil War resulted in 620,000 American deaths, which was 2% of the population in 1865 — the equivalent of which would be 6.5 million people in 2016. If you're interested in the Civil War and have 27 minutes to...
Two Viewpoints of the Same Event: Lee Surrenders to Grant, 1865Lesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
How did Union General Ulysses S. Grant view the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in 1865, which effectively ended the United States Civil War? After reading an excerpt from Grant's autobiography, your young historians will...
From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Everyday Heroes from the 1800sLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
From Clara Barton and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Ulysses S. Grant and George Washington Carver, this research project will allow learners to gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of everyday heroes of the nineteenth century in...
Primary Source Worksheet: Grant E. Hamilton, “I Rather Like That Imported Affair”Lesson Planet
8th - 11th
Political cartoons are primary source documents and learning to read them can be a challenge. Challenge the reading skills of your class with a political cartoon featuring rough and ready, Teddy Roosevelt.
American Presidents: Ulysses S. GrantLesson Planet
3 mins 5th - 8th
It's hard to believe that Ulysses S. Grant was nicknamed "Useless S. Grant" by his brother, especially after taking over after Abraham Lincoln's sudden death! Find out what Grant's biggest mistake was and what he ended up doing after his...
American Civil War History - Part 3/3Lesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th
It's April 3, 1865, and Robert E. Lee's troops are all but surrounded. After four years of fighting, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant sit down together to discuss terms of surrender. This resource, part three of three, glances over the...
Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's AssassinationLesson Planet
6 mins 8th - 11th
Did Lincoln know that victory for the Union was imminent? According to this video, which discusses the end of the Civil War (including a great anecdote about a historic coincidence between the beginning and end of the war), many...