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American Civil War: Conflicting Newspaper Reports
7th - 12th
Students examine the happenings at the Battle of Antietam from all sides. For this American Civil War lesson, students analyze newspapers accounts from different perspectives regarding the battle and then write their own accounts of the...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Vicksburg
21 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many consider the 1862 siege at Vicksburg to be the turning point of the American Civil War. Learn more about the necessity of Vicksburg for both the Confederacy and the Union — and the importance of its conquest on July 4, 1862 — with a...
Civil War - Create A Living Timeline
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Take your traditional timeline project on the Civil War to the next level! From the attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 to the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, your class members will research a particular event and then teach their...
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...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Chickamauga
22 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One small miscommunication can be extremely costly on the battlefield. The Battle of Chickamauga is a historical example of how the best-laid strategy can be destroyed with a single mistake — in this case, Major General Rosecrans'...
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...
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: 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.
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...
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...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Fredericksburg
17 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After the Battle of Fredericksburg, Major General Ambrose Burnside's heavy losses and strategic defeat seemed to spell the end for the Union. See how the battle unfolded with an animated map resource that demonstrates the way General...