Week 9 – Thursday

Civics – The Civil War

In the 1800s, the United States fought the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Spanish-American War, and the Civil War.

The most important war in the 1800s was the Civil War, or the war between the states.

The North: blue and yellow – The South: red and orange

The Civil War was a fight between the North and the South from 1861 to 1865.

More people in the North wanted to end slavery. States in the South wanted to continue slavery.

In many places, there were more slaves than citizens.

The problem of slavery led to the Civil War. The Civil War led to the death of almost one million Americans.

The Civil War was a very difficult time.

Abraham Lincoln was president of the United States during the Civil War.

Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States

Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves.

He signed a law called the Emancipation Proclamation. The Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves.

After the war, Abraham Lincoln was killed.

Lincoln died on April 15, 1865

Slides with questions to practice this information.

Civics Questions

  • Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
  • Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
  • Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
  • What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?*
  • What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

N-400 Questions – Part 12, Question 30 F-I, 31-32

  1. Have you EVER helped anyone to enter, or try to enter, the United States illegally?
  2. Have you EVER gambled illegally or received income from illegal gambling?
  3. Have you EVER failed to support your dependents or to pay alimony?
  4. Have you EVER made any misrepresentation to obtain any public benefit in the United States?
  5. Have you EVER given any U.S. Government officials any information or documentation that was false, fraudulent, or misleading?
  6. Have you EVER lied to any U.S. Government officials to gain entry or admission into the United States or to gain immigration benefits while in the United States?

Slides with N-400 Questions

N-400 Vocabulary Practice