Contesting America: 1850 - 1877 Classroom Videos

During the 2011-2012 school year, project participants learned about the growth of American sectionalism, the Civil War and its aftermath while practicing a variety of research-based instructional strategies. The following video clips highlight some of the classroom activities developed as a result.


Tom Angelo
Resurrection Catholic School
19th Century Review - Small Group

Karen Blasi
Pratt Middle School
CWPT Civil War Traveling Trunk

Kathy Bollenbach
St Francis of Assisi Catholic School
Kansas Characters Chautauqua
Civil War Archives

Jon Bauer
St. John Middle School
Survivor: Most Important Civil War Personalities

Daniel Dawson
St. Patrick's Catholic School
National History Day
Article DIscussion & Venn Diagram