A great resource which also includes links to other sites. April 15, - President Lincoln issues a Proclamation calling for 75, militiamen, and summoning a special session of Congress for July 4. The Civil War was certainly one of the first wars that used heavy artillery and ships.
While slavery is generally cited as the main cause for the war, other political and cultural differences between the North and the South certainly contributed. The American Civil War Homepage is a clearing house of annotated resource links, including articles, primary documents, links to discussion groups, and further web resources.
Time Terms of the Gettysburg Address — This activity investigates time words such as "score," fortnight, and sesquicentennial and requires students to figure out important dates by performing calculations with those amounts.
We are the incubation of your mother's nightmare. Fort Sumter after its capture, showing damage from the Rebel bombardment of over shells and now flying the Rebel "Stars and Bars" - April 14, Includes Black soldiers in the war, and letters, telegrams and photographs illustrating factors that affected the Civil War.
A Good Union General — This is a fun activity that describes the deficiencies of the five commanders Lincoln appointed as Commanders of the Army of the Potomac.
The North was also called the Union to symbolize that they wanted the United States to remain a single country and union. December 20, - South Carolina secedes from the Union. The North was bigger and had more industry than the South. This project was aimed at creating an interracial movement of the poor that would mobilize for full and fair employment or guaranteed annual income and political rights for poverty class Americans.
At age twelve, Elijah Tulley has an experience that he will never forget. The laws discussed runaways, emancipation, sale, and other matters pertaining to slaves. When he hears about a supply convoy leaving for the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia, he decides to join in the effort.
Point of View of Former Slaves - During the Great Depression of the s interviewers for the Federal Writers' Project, the majority of whom were white, talked to many elderly African-Americans about their experiences as slaves.
An Overview by Carin T. Additional laws were passed to regulate slavery after Alabama became a territory and then a state.
Students are required to craft a "Wanted" posted for an effective Union General and to describe the necessary qualities needed for such an important position.
Charley is plagued by shame over his desertion, but eventually he gets a chance to prove his courage both to Granny Bent and to himself. This made the South fearful that their way of life would come to an end.
In Sept 17th, the Union forces face the bloodiest war in the Battle of Antietam. James Longstreet at the second battle of Bull Run in northern Virginia. At age ten, his father ill and his older brothers off fighting in the war, Jeth becomes the man of the household.
It includes background information, suggestions for discussion, teaching scripts, connections, the maps labeled below with answer sheetprintable activities and the informational text sheet.Civil War Timeline (Leslie's Illustrated History of the Civil War) November 6, Abraham Lincoln is elected sixteenth president of the United States, the first Republican president in the nation who represents a party that opposes the spread of slavery in the territories of the United States.
Social Studies for Kids: The US Civil War has a timeline, glossary, and links to Civil War topics from abolition to reconstruction.
The American Civil War Homepage is a clearing house of annotated resource links, including articles, primary documents, links to discussion groups, and further web resources.
History >> Civil War There are many causes that led to the American Civil War. While slavery is generally cited as the main cause for the war, other political and cultural differences between the North and the South certainly contributed. From this time on, the civil war became a war against slavery.
For the next one year, the war would still ravage on leaving scores dead, thousands of casualties and millions worth of property destroyed.
Aug 13, · The Civil War for Kids: A History with 21 Activities by Janis Herbert (Grades ). This is definitely the book for readers who prefer to be doers, as it provides a wealth of hands-on activities to accompany the information it provides/5(8).
Civil War Battles: The Maps of Jedediah Hotchkiss [Chester Hearn, Mike Marino] on agronumericus.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Meet Jedediah Hotchkiss, one of the greatest men to serve the Confederacy. Though you may not have heard of him.Download