Instructional Video

The Civil War, Part I

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Was the Union victory during the Civil War a foregone conclusion? This fantastic video not only recaps basic information from the war, but also highlights the importance of border states, religious motivations among southern and northern states, and the particular advantages of the Union army, such as a more sizable population, manufacturing, access to railroads, and the strategic tactics of Ulysses S. Grant.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros
  • Incorporates several engaging images and graphics to illustrate historical content
  • Speaker addresses thought-provoking and unique questions that can be used as discussion/writing prompts in your class
Cons
  • Information is quickly conveyed, which could be difficult for learners who do not have a firm grasp of the English language