Part III of the Ora Labora story brings us to 1864. The rapid growth of the colony was costly and the society needs funds to grow. It was time for drastic measures. The raging war in the south was turning in the North's favor and the colony was on borrowed time until the draft took effect.
Article 2 of American Civil War Life: Filling The Ranks
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.
The American civil war shaped the future destiny of the United States. What would have happened if the Confederacy had won instead?
Article 1 of American Civil War Life: Filling The Ranks
"If there was no such word as 'fascinating', you would have to invent it to describe Hetty Cary". ~ Senator James Chesnut
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 or didn't seem suitable for our students ("high-risk" with poor reading...
Article 9: Idle Hands - Off Duty, Part II
When the first shots of the war were fired upon Fort Sumter; the war quickly escalates for both sides in the first seven days of it. Everyone knew then that this was not going to be a quick war.
Article 8: Chores - Off Duty, Part I