Sunday, January 25, 2015

VOA Learning English News Words: Civil War

VOA Learning English News Words: Civil War

This phrase describes a kind of war. Our hosts tell you about civil war in one minute with the pronunciation and definition. Let us know how these videos are helping you. Write a comment below and tell us.

USCIS 100:72. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
▪ War of 1812
▪Mexican-American War
Civil War
▪ Spanish-American War

USCIS 100:73. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
▪ the Civil War
▪ the War between the States

USCIS 100:74. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
▪ slavery
▪ economic reasons
▪ states’ rights

USCIS 100:75. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?*
▪ freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation)
▪ saved (or preserved) the Union
▪ led the United States during the Civil War

USCIS 100:76. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
▪ freed the slaves
▪ freed slaves in the Confederacy
▪ freed slaves in the Confederate states
▪ freed slaves in most Southern states

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