Unit Title: Civil War and Reconstruction
Unit Time Frame: 2-3 Weeks
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?