Ulysses S. Grant Teacher Resources
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A Hero Betrayed: The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant
9th - 12th
Students analyze the career of Ulysses S. Grant. In this Grant presidency lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of Grant's presidency. Students respond to discussion questions regarding the...
Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination
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...
Two Viewpoints of the Same Event: Lee Surrenders to Grant, 1865
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...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: The Overland Campaign
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...
From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Everyday Heroes from the 1800s
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...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Entire Civil War
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...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Shiloh
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...