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Documents from Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867

http://www.history.umd.edu/Freedmen/sampdocs.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are sample documents from the volumes of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation. They are transcriptions (or, in a few cases, images) of originals housed in the National Archives of the United States and include letters and documents about emancipation, the Civil War, the life of Black soldiers, freedmen, and much more. Standards 8.9.6, 8.10.5, 8.10.4, 8.10.7, and 8.11.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3641

House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/ahd/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: A House Divided explores the institution of slavery, the fierce sectionalism of free and slave economies in the rapidly expanding nation and the incredible destruction that resulted from the Civil War. The text is by Eric Foner, and Olivia Mahoney. Standard 8.10.1, 8.10.2, and 8.10.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1637

I Will Be Heard: Abolitionism in America

http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/abolitionism/introduction.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: "Abolitionism in America" documents our country?s intellectual, moral, and political struggle to achieve freedom for all Americans. Featuring rare books, manuscripts, letters, photographs, and other materials from Cornell?s pre-eminent anti-slavery and Civil War collections, the exhibition explores the complex history of slavery, resistance, and abolition from the 1700s through 1865. Standards 8.7.2, 8.9.0, 8.9.1, 8.10.4, and 8.11.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3614

Images of the American West and Civil War

http://www.treasurenet.com/images/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The index of the this extensive collection of images is broken down by subject and state. It includes images of the Civil War and many aspects of life in the American West. Standards 4.4.3, 4.4.4, 5.8.1, 8.8.2, and 8.10 (general)

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1689

Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/alhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library highlights two collections at the Library of Congress featuring the life of Abraham Lincoln. The Abraham Lincoln Papers contains approximately 20,000 items including letters and papers accumulated primarily during Lincoln's presidency. The We'll Sing to Abe Our Song! online collection includes more than two hundred sheet-music compositions that represent Lincoln and the war as reflected in popular music. Standard 8.10.4

Comments: This is a great source for rare primary material to show the human side of the Civil War.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2215

Pictures of the Civil War

http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The War Between the States was the first large and prolonged conflict recorded by photography. During the war, dozens of photographers, both as private individuals and as employees of the Confederate and Union Governments, photographed civilians and civilian activities; military personnel, equipment, and activities; and the locations and aftermaths of battles. Because wet-plate collodion negatives required from 5 to 20 seconds exposure, there are no action photographs of the war. Standards 8.10.0, 8.10.6, and 8.10.7

Comments: This National Archives site has indexed the photos into categories for easy use.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2450

Sectional Conflict During the 1850s

http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/seminar/unit4/unit4.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Read the words of mid 19th century American people as they hotly debated the slavery and states rights questions in the mid 19th century, issues so divisive that they resulted in tragic Civil War. Standard 8.10.1

Comments: This is a site is co-sponsored by the National Archives and the University of Virginia.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2740

Stonewall Jackson Resources

http://www.vmi.edu/show.asp?durki=660&site=11&return=212

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson served on the VMI Faculty as Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy & Instructor of Artillery from August 1851 until the beginning of the Civil War in April 1861. The Virginia Military Institute Archives holds a large collection of Stonewall Jackson's personal papers, Jackson images, and other information about his life and times. Included here are links to full text correspondence, as well as full text information about various special topics relating to Jackson. Standard 8.10.5

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2855

Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War

http://valley.vcdh.virginia.edu/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Valley of the Shadow Project of the University of Virginia details life in two American communities (one Northern and one Southern) from the time of John Brown's Raid through the era of Reconstruction. In this digital archive you may explore thousands of original letters and diaries, newspapers, speeches, census, and church records left by men and women in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Giving voice to hundreds of individual people, the Valley Project tells forgotten stories of life during the era of the Civil War. Standards 8.10.2, 8.10.3, 8.10.4, 8.10.6 and 8.10.7

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3334

Abraham Lincoln

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln2.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn interesting information about Abraham Lincoln's life at this website developed by a U.S. history teacher. Standards 2.5, 3.4.6, and 8.10.4

Comments: It is recommended that teachers monitor student e-mail at this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Resource ID: 65

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