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The American Civil War: A Nation Divided (1861-1865)
8th - 11th
Intended for use with atlases, this presentation details the causes and effects of the Civil War. It includes historical pictures of battles and discussion points about the technology which emerged during (and for) the war. The final...
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: 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: Antietam
15 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War — and ended with an arguably inconclusive result. A detailed video takes viewers through the troop movements and military strategy of the Union and the Confederacy...
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...
Civil War Trust Animated Map: First Day at Chancellorsville
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Following the Battle at Fredericksburg, the Union Army was suffering from low morale and even lower troop numbers. Once General Joseph Hooker took control, however, the outlook was not so bleak. An animated map from the Civil War Trust...
Life During the Civil War for Women and Civilians
6th - 8th
Students follow an overview of the American Civil War from a film, the text and/or teacher direct instruction. They create a timeline with a large map of the U.S. in the 1860's available for student reference as they do the spider activity.
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...
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 Battles: The Reporter's Perspective A WebQuest
8th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this research skills lesson, students research the job of reporting for new agencies during the American Civil War as they complete the provided...
From Alabama Farmer to Civil War Soldier
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
As part of a study of the Civil War, class members conduct a WebQuest to create a timeline of battles fought by the 10th Alabama Infantry Regimen. They then use Google Earth to pinpoint these battles of the Civil War on a map of Alabama.
Fort Sumter Reading Comprehension
8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
The Battle of Fort Sumter was both the first and the least deadly battle of the American Civil War, with no soldiers lost during the lengthy bombardment. Learn more about the first shots of the Civil War with a short reading passage and...