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116 resources with the keyterm american civil war

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The American Civil War (1861 -1864)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Peek back in time and learn about the North and South of the American Civil War. Discussed in full are the causes, effects, major battles, and agreements that made Civil War history. Period technology, social changes, and the ultimate...
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Women's Lives Before the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Women's lifestyles before the Civil War made a huge impact as a point of causation. Give middle schoolers the opportunity to view firsthand the lives of women before the Civil War. They analyze primary source documents, view photographs,...
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Sectionalism - A Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is sectionalism? A loyalty to the interest of one's region, or sectionalism, is really what sparked the Civil War. Learn about the South's attempt at expanding slavery westward and the power struggle between the two regions...
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Union And Confederate Strengths

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What were the advantages the Union had over the Confederacy? What were the advantages the Confederacy had over the Union? Compare the advantages of each side, and discuss who you'd think would win the war based on the information...
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American Civil War History - Part 2/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A quiet, serene town in Pennsylvania became the setting for an integral battle in the Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg, Lee's second invasion of the North, failed to secure ground for the Confederacy. This video, part two in a series,...
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Causes of the American Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What caused the American Civil War? Who were the major figures during this time? Focusing specifically on slavery and the attack on Fort Sumter, this resource provides a quick overview of some of the conflicts faced at this time.
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American Civil War History - Part 3/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's April 3, 1865, and Robert E. Lee's troops are all but surrounded. After four years of fighting, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant sit down together to discuss terms of surrender. This resource, part three of three, glances over the...
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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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Kentucky in the Civil War

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders consider how Kentucky was involved in the Civil War. In this American Civil War lesson, 7th graders view PowerPoint presentations on the topic and then discuss the state's neutrality policy and eventual secession....
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Civil War Photography Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
Prepare your class for analyzing Civil War photography with this learning exercise. Have your class research online about Matthew Brady as well as view several of Alexander Gardner's Civil War photos and read critical analysis of his...
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Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine how President Lincoln promoted emancipation. In this slavery lesson, students examine primary documents, including the U.S. Constitution, to reconstruct Lincoln's attempts to end slavery and deliver the Emancipation...
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Lincoln and His Generals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore Abraham Lincoln's role as Commander in Chief. In this American Civil War lesson, students listen to an instructor-delivered lecture on Lincoln's leadership and then analyze 8 pirmary documents to determine what Lincoln's...
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Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Review the history of Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip during the American Civil War in this informative PowerPoint. Included in this presentation are interesting facts, photos, and maps to increase student understanding of these...
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American Civil War

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Listen to a compilation of music from the 1800s while clips of a recreated civil war are shown. The opposing troops march toward each other, have several battles, and camp out. The video ends with the Union's win.
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American Civil War History - Part 1/3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"A house divided against itself cannot stand," Abraham Lincoln famously said. This video series is aged and the sound cracks occasionally, but it does provide accurate information and visual imagery. This is part one of three.
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The U.S. Civil War in Ten Minutes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know the Emancipation Proclamation didn't free all of the slaves? What other facts are you cloudy on regarding the Civil War? Watch this teacher's quick, ten-minute account on the Civil War. While no visual aids, graphs, or maps...
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American Civil War, 1861-1865

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The American Civil War tore the country in two. What made tension grow between the North and the South? How did the war finally begin? What artillery was used? Answer some of these basic questions using this resource. Consider choosing a...
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Post-Civil War America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The physical and economic depression of the post-war South was discouraging to Southerners. Reconstruction was inevitable but exhausting. Learn about life in the South after the war. This resource provides a lot of education, but it...
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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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Civil War Reenacting Photos

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Civil War reenactments have become very popular. Look at this string of pictures, capturing a recent reenactment. Consider sharing this video with your class before staging a reenactment of your own.
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The Debate over Slavery in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Secondary learners research the arguments that were used to oppose and support the institution of slavery in the United States. After being assigned either pro- or anti-slavery positions, they compose written arguments and participate in...
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In The Words of Abraham Lincoln...

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the words of Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson, students analyze segments of "The Gettysburg Address," his annual address to Congress in 1862, and his letter to Mrs. Bixby. High schoolers conduct...
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Lincoln’s Refutation of Secession By Veronica Burchard

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact of unilateral secession. In this American Civil War instructional activity, students conduct research regarding secession and Lincoln's thoughts about it. Students must analyze Lincoln's First Inaugural...
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Lincoln and the War’s Larger Meaning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze Abraham Lincoln's view of the Civil War. In this American Civil War instructional activity, students read excerpts of Lincoln's speeches to determine whether he had a dual view of the war. Students respond to discussion...