Below are my weekly lessons for weeks 26 - 30 on the Civil War/War Between the States/War of Northern Aggression. My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank...
There was nothing certain of the Union winning the Civil War, especially in the early years as the Confederacy entered the war with great advantages over the North.
The American civil war shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
Article 3 in American Civil War Life: The Union's Path To War
Few are aware of the War of Toledo in Ohio between Ohio and Michigan. It took over 100 years to reach a final settlement.
What it was like in the capital city of the Confederacy when it fell to the hated Yankees, as depicted in the Civil War diaries of residents of the city.
Day’s Marching Done
Union guerilla Tinker Dave Beaty and the Independent Scouts used warfare tactics that mirrored enemy Champ Ferguson. When the U.S. Civil War ended, Beaty would survive -- Ferguson would be executed.
Champ Ferguson was one of only a two Rebels tried and convicted of war crimes after the United State's Civil War. In a rare twist of fate, Ferguson actions may have impacted my family's future.
The five main events that led the United States into a civil war that will last for four years from 1861 to 1865.