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Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHistory enthusiasts participate in an interactive website that brings Abraham Lincoln to life as he shares his personal experiences between 1854-1864. Scholars listen and read carefully to form their own opinions and discover if they...
How Effective were the Efforts of the Freedmen’s Bureau?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEffective or ineffective? As part of a study of post Civil War America, young historians analyze a series of primary sources to evaluate the effectiveness of the Freedmen's Bureau in addressing the challenges faced by the slaves freed by...
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.
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: 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...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: The Overland Campaign
19 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ulysses S. Grant, having been elevated to general-in-chief to the Armies of the United States, began the 1864 Overland Campaign that brought the Civil War to northern Virginia. High schoolers watch an informative video about the campaign...
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 Trust Animated Map: Entire Civil War
27 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Abraham Lincoln: A Time Line Research Project
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Though Abraham Lincoln's life was tragically cut short, it was filled with accomplishments and inspiring moments that continue to influence American democracy. Explore the ways the 16th president of the United States made his way from a...
Neil deGrasse Tyson Replies to Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
President Abraham Lincoln may not be the first name that comes up when discussing scientific advancement in the last two centuries, but Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson believes that Lincoln's efforts during the Civil War paved the way...
The Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment
8th CCSS: Adaptable
How did the Emancipation Proclamation lead to the Thirteenth Amendment? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents including the text of the Emancipation Proclamation, political cartoons, photographs, and prints to understand the...
A Word Fitly Spoken: Lincoln's Most Famous Speeches on Union
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Abraham Lincoln's words carried American democracy through one of its most tenuous and violent moments in the nation's short history. Explore an interactive timeline that places events of the 19th century in the context of Lincoln's...