The Emancipation Proclamation and Primary Documents

antietam, civil war, Emancipation Proclamation, mickey ebert, november 9, primary sources, strategy

Letters and Diaries of Antietam

antietam, civil war, mickey ebert, november 9, primary sources, strategy

Robert E. Lee's Special Orders

antietam, civil war, mickey ebert, november 9, primary sources, strategy

Why Did the South Leave? Why Did the North Care?

civil war, group, lesson plan, nathan mcalister, october 2011, primary sources, strategy


Civil War Hook Activity

civil war, group, hook, lesson plan, nathan mcalister, october 2011, primary sources, strategy


Sectionalism and the Coming Civil War - October 5, 2011

causes, civil war, mactavish, mcalister, primary sources

Mexican-American War 1846-1848

8th grade, bill woodward, eighth grade, mexican american war, primary sources, war

Native American and US Goverment Fight Over Land

7th grade, diane wiess rhodes, indians, kansas, land, primary sources, seventh grade

Diane's lesson is designed to help students understand the tension over land ownership in Kansas. Students will create a newspaper detailing events that created conflict between Native Americans and the U.S. government and settlers and then will articulate their opinion of this infringement.
 

Emancipation Proclamation

8th grade, eighth grade, Emancipation Proclamation, mike self, primary sources, slavery

Mike's lesson is designed to allow students an opportunity to explore several primary documents which shed light onto how and why Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

 

A House Divided

8th grade, civil war, eighth grade, lincon, mark schmidt, primary sources, speech

Mark's lesson is designed to review the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott decision as background for Lincoln’s “House Divided” speech at the Illinois Republican Convention in 1858 using primary source documents.