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Civil War: A "Terrible Swift Sword"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson unit looks at the United States Civil War. In the first lesson, high schoolers analyze primary source materials to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the Union and Confederate armies at the beginning of the war. The...
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The American Civil War (1861 -1864)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Peek back in time and learn about the North and South of the American Civil War. Discussed in full are the causes, effects, major battles, and agreements that made Civil War history. Period technology, social changes, and the ultimate...
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The Battles of the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Images from Gettysburg and Sherman's March to the Sea still haunt the America consciousness. The battles such as Vicksburg and Gettysburg, as well as Sherman's use of total war, still capture the American imagination. Using primary...
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1863: Shifting Tides

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The victory at Gettysburg is forever immortalized in the famous speech given by Present Abraham Lincoln. Designed for secondary pupils, an interesting lesson plan explains how 1863 was a pivotal year for the Union. Academics explore the...
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Civil War Overview: Elementary Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How do you teach the Civil War and all its intricacies within the time limits of an average school day? Using a three-part plan, teachers easily integrate coverage of key Civil War battles into the unit. The lesson includes activities to...
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Gettysburg Address: Abraham Lincoln's Greatest Speech

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Most Americans have heard of the Gettysburg Address, but may not know what it means and why is it so important. Following guidance and scaffolded prompts, scholars analyze the short document that left an undeniable impact on the American...
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Joshua Chamberlain Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
While Joshua Chamberlain's name is not as iconic as Abraham Lincoln or Robert E. Lee, he still played a pivotal role in the military engagements of the Civil War. Using two secondary sources—including one that draws heavily from his...
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On This Day: Gettysburg Address

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The Gettysburg Address was a short speech—only about two minutes in length—but its reach has been long. Video segments from a panel of scholars, an historian talking about the printing of the speech, a re-enactment of the speech, and a...
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The Battle of Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An engaging video details the Battle of Gettysburg. Civil War reenactors roleplay the confederacy and union fighting each other while President Lincoln monitors the situation. A narrator and several interviews share the dramatic...
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Civil War Trust Animated Map: Gettysburg

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The poignant words of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address echoed over the dedication of a battlefield to the fallen soldiers, who paid the ultimate price for the victory. High schoolers watch the pivotal moment in an informative and...
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The Civil War Animated Battle Map: April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Gettysburg Virtual Tour

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Step into one of the most iconic battlefields of the American Civil War with an educational interactive resource. Young historians learn about key moments, locations, soldiers, and turning points in the battle with a clickable map and...
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Journey to Gettysburg

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use latitude and longitude to map the path of the Battle of Gettysburg.
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End of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 10th
The end of the American Civil War was marked with many battles. Covered here are the who, what, when, and where of nine major battles that led to the ending of the war. Also discussed are the Gettysburg Address, the Emancipation...
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The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures

For Teachers 8th - 11th
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the...
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"Gettysburg": Soldier Motivation in 1863

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders watch and discuss various clips from the movie "Gettysburg". Using the video, they identify the main motivation for the Union and Confederate soldiers. They describe how soldiers motivation changed from 1861 and 1863.
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The American Civil War: A Nation Divided (1861-1865)

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Intended for use with atlases, this presentation details the causes and effects of the Civil War. It includes historical pictures of battles and discussion points about the technology which emerged during (and for) the war. The final...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Furnace of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The eyes of an American History teacher (or Civil War buff) will open wide with this series of maps, which detail the campaigns and battles of the Civil War. Meant to supplement chapter 21 of The American Pageant, this presentation would...
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Gettysburg - Longstreet's Attack Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive Civil War worksheet, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions about the Longstreet's attack at Gettysburg. Students may check their answers immediately.
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The Civil War Experience

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson, 8th graders read and analyze primary sources. Students complete handouts in relation to the primary sources.  
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Reporters at Gettysburg A WebQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create newsletters about the Battle of Gettysburg. In this Civil War lesson, students create a webquest based on the battle. Students use the information and sources to create a Gettysburg newsletter.
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Preservation of Civil War Battlefields

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the importance of battlefield preservation.  In this US History lesson, 8th graders participate in a virtual tour of battle sites.  Students create a map of Gettysburg to see the topography of the battle site.
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Gettysburg: The Civil War's Costliest Battle

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars research the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. In this Gettysburg instructional activity, students analyze journals and letters written by the Gettysburg soldiers. Young scholars define Civil War soldier vocabulary...
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Civil War Battles Word Search

For Students 5th - 7th
In this Civil War battle worksheet, students search for and locate names of Civil War conflicts. To assist in identifying names, a list of 25 battles is provided. An answer key is provided.