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13 resources with the concept jefferson davis

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1861: The Country Goes to War

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
What was it like to know the Civil War was coming? Using a graphic timeline activity and excerpts of speeches from Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, learners consider the early days of the conflict. The resource includes prompts for...
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Civil War Trust Animated Map: Entire Civil War

For Students 8th - 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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Jefferson Davis- Mini Biography

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Did you know that the president of the Confederacy during the United States Civil War did not originally advocate for secession from the Union? Discover more interesting facts about the first and only Confederate president with this...
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Mystery State #10

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mystery state worksheet, students answer five clues to identify the state in question. They then locate that state on a map.
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Civil War - A Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource was made to review a study guide created by this teacher. He covers a lot of basic information relating to the Civil War, so consider making your own study guide to go along with this resource. He is engaging and appeals to...
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African Americans in the United States Congress During Reconstruction

For Students 5th
The Civil Rights Act of 1866, which granted citizenship to all males in the U.S., resulted in the first African Americans to be elected to Congress. Class members research 11 of these men, the challenges they faced, and craft...
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Ken Burn’s Civil War, Episode 1: The Cause

For Students 8th - 12th
Ken Burn's epic documentary miniseries The Civil War, broadcast in 1990, was the most-watched PBS program ever. A question sheet helps viewers keep track of events in the first episode of the documentary.
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Study Guide - Civil War

For Students 7th - 8th
What if your class needed a solid study guide to focus their pre-test efforts? Don't worry here's a great one right here! You'll find two essay prompts, 13 main ideas, nine important people, 11 events, and four vocabulary words all about...
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Legends of the Confederacy

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Pictures of the major players in the American Confederacy make up this presentation - and not much else. No information (beyond names) is given about these men and women, leaving the responsibility to the lecturer. Possibly useful in the...
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A Nation Divided

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders participate in various activities related to the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson students understand the events and feelings of people during the Civil War by studying primary sources, journal writing, readings, viewing...
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Civil War Vocabulary Terms

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Knowing key terminology pertaining to any specific topic is essential for building stronger concept understanding. Prepare learners for a lesson on the American Civil War with 20 terms that they'll need to know. The presentation could...
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Civil War Bingo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars answer Civil War questions. In this Civil War United States history instructional activity, students copy Civil War vocabulary and phrases onto squares on a Bingo card. Young scholars cover a Bingo square in response to...
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Civil War Leaders

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore leaders of the Civil War. In this history lesson, 5th graders use picture puzzles, vocabulary, worksheets, WebQuest, a Venn Diagram and role play activities in order to learn who the Civil War leaders were, what...