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Civil War: Blacks on the Battlefield
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine a war being fought to free slaves, with slaves on the front line. Scholars use primary documents, videos, and research in the second installment of a three-part series to guide their analysis of the first African-Americans on the...
The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures
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...
What This Cruel War Was Over: Slavery and the Civil War
9th - 12th
Can't travel to Richmond for your Civil War unit? This plan creates an authentic experience, using primary sources and the essential question: Over What Was the Civil War Fought? Historians examine the Appomattox Marker, the site of Gen....
Running for Freedom: The FUgitive Slave law and the Coming of the Civil War
8th - 10th
In order to understand the complicated nature of slave laws during the Civil War, learners compare and contrast an abolitionist poster and a runaway slave ad. They use an attached worksheet to consider each primary source document, then...
Socratic Seminar/Group Discussion: The Crisis of the Civil War
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What were the causes of the American Civil War? Was the war inevitable? These essential questions guide a socratic seminar that concludes an in-depth study of the American Civll War. Groups are assigned one of four historical...
Class Assignment Questions: Chapter 17 The Civil War
8th - 10th
Having questions to focus on during a class lecture can help learners know what topics to hone in on. Here are 61 short answer questions, intended to accompany a lecture on the Civil War. They can use the packet as a study guide, for...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Cedar Creek
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The preservation of Civil War era battlefields is an ongoing argument between cities, corporations, and groups like the Civil War Trust. After watching a brief animated analysis of the Battle of Cedar Creek, a video from the Civil War...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Bentonville
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens to a battlefield once the battle is over? The Civil War Trust is dedicated to the preservation of historical battlefields from the Civil War, such as the one in Bentonville, North Carolina. Explore the process of keeping a...
Kentuckians in the Civil War Era: Constructed Response Essay
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What part did Kentucky play in the Civil War? A constructed response essay assignment tests to ensure scholars understand the concepts and the arguments for the causes of the Civil War. Learners must read a primary source quote and then...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: First Manassas
6 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Battle of First Manassas, commonly known as the First Battle of Bull Run, was the first major battle of the Civil War, signaling a conflict that would last for many years and take many lives in the process. View an animated map that...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Franklin
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Though not as well known as other battles of the Civil War, the Battle of Franklin resulted in substantial Union gains and enormous Confederate casualties. Learn more about an important battle of 1864 with an animated map video.
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