We found 86 reviewed resources for civil war inventions
Norbert Rillieux, Thermodynamics and Chemical Engineering
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The man who invented the earliest examples of chemical engineering was an American-born, French-educated, free man of color before the Civil War, and went on to translate Egyptian hieroglyphics. There is something of interest for almost...
Trains, Telegraphs, and Steamships: War’s New Weapons
6th - 8th
Students examine the technological weapons of the Civil War. In this Civil War instructional activity, students research the use of trains, telegraphs, and steamships in the war. Students write newspaper articles pertaining to the new...
Civil Rights and the 1950s
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take a closer look at "one of the most important periods of American social history: the 1950s," as well as the type of society that the civil rights movement would endeavor to change. This engaging video begins by detailing the era of...
When Billy Yank and Johnny Reb Were Injured: Exploring Battlefield Medicine
9th - Higher Ed
Learners research and present information about the state of medical science and practice during the Civil War. They research the medical training doctors received as well as field hospital practice of the time.