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Showing Grade 8, Unit 10, Civil War
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Civil War Letters From The 76th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

http://my.ohio.voyager.net/~lstevens/

Rating: Unrated.

Description: Experience the Civil War from the inside by viewing recruiting posters, and newspaper stories. Read letters from Union soldier, Richard W. Burt, describing battles, the loneliness and boredom of soldiering. Enjoy the poems, songs and stories that he wrote while in the service of his country. Standard 8.10.7

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 726

African American Odyssey

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an incredible Library of Congress exhibit on the African American experience in American history. This digital museum is divided in nine sections: Slavery--The Peculiar Institution; Free Blacks in the Antebellum Period; Abolition; The Civil War; Reconstruction; Booker T. Washington Era; World War I and Postwar Society; Depression, New Deal, and World War II; and Civil Rights. Standards 5.4.6, 8.6.4, 8.7.2, 8.7.4, 8.9 all, 8.10.5, 8.11 all, 11.10.1-4

Comments: This resource covers many standards but seeing these documents altogether provides a powerful look at the African American experience in the U.S.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 101

American Civil War Homepage

http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an excellent collection of links to "ALL" Civil War topics. Standard 8.10.0

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 182

At Home with Philander King 1860's

http://www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/1850/voices/king/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an interactive story based on a primary source from 1863. Help Philander King decide whether to move West or to serve in the Civil War. Standard 8.10.7

Comments: Bring the life of the people of the 1860's alive through this on-line museum.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 330

Battle of Antietam on the Web

http://aotw.org/index.php

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The American Civil War Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) put an end to General Lee's 1862 incursion into the North, gave President Lincoln the victory he needed to issue the crucial Emancipation Proclamation, and probably doomed the Confederacy's hopes for European recognition and support. Wednesday, September 17, 1862, was the single bloodiest day in American history. Standard 8.10.6

Comments: Written by historian Brain Dwoney, this site is referenced by many Civil War sites.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3669

Camp Life: Civil War Collections from Gettysburg

http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/gettex/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This National Park site is really a web museum of the ordinary soldier's life in camp during the Civil War. "Soldiering is 99% boredom and 1% sheer terror" wrote one soldier to his wife. Soldiers spent weeks and months at a time in camp between engagements, even during active campaigning. Their life consisted of tedious daily routines, some of them shown through the artifacts on this site. Standards 2.1.2 and 8.10.5

Comments: Compare the articles in this Civil War soldier's tent to modern camping or modern soldier's gear. This is an excellent site for English learners.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 579

Civil War Artillery

http://www.cwartillery.org/artillery.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This award winning web page on the Civil War has information on the types of cannon, the carriages that hauled them, the ammunition used, and the drills used to learn all the elements of positioning and firing cannon. Standard 8.10.6

Comments: This site was developed by Civil War buff Chuck Ten Brink.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 720

Civil War at the Smithsonian

http://civilwar.si.edu/collections.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Smithsonian Institution houses an extraordinary array of Civil War artifacts in nearly a dozen of its museums and archives. They range in interest from personal effects, Abraham Lincoln's black beaver top hat, to examples of uniforms and weapons. This site features numerous virtual exhibitions including presentations on slavery and abolition, Abraham Lincoln, the beginning of the war, soldiers, weapons, leaders and life. Objects can be accessed individually by clicking the appropriate images. Standards 8.9 and 8.10

Comments: The slow scrolling access feature is irritating.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 722

Civil War Cartoons

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/SCARTOONS/cartoons.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: American visual satire became increasingly popular during the mid 19th century. Racial issues were an important topic for this satire. Though the Civil War ended slavery, it wasn't until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's that people began to seriously question these racist images. Standard 8.10.0

Comments: Most of the satire of the period was published in New York City in the major newspapers. Most of the Southern satire was published by small printers in the form of broadsides that have not been preserved.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 723

Civil War Women

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/collections/civil-war-women.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online archival collection features scanned pages and texts of the writings of three women during the American Civil War. It includes papers of Confederate and Union spies! Standard 8.10.7

Comments: This is a great primary source to round out the story of the American Civil War.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 731

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