Oregon City Schools

Oregon City Schools

US History Civil War and Reconstruction (1861 - 1877)

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The War

This topic explores the different military strategies, battles and economic concerns during the war.

The Battles

Article Bull Run - A Great Awakening (HA)
Article Bull Run - A Great Awakening Activity (HA)
Article Antietam- A Bloody Affair Activity (HA)
Article Antietam; A Bloody Affair (HA)
Article Gettysburg: A Turning Point (HA)
Article Gettysburg: A Turning Point Activity (HA)
Article Vicksburg: A Besieged City (HA)
Media Vicksburg: A Besieged City Activity (HA)
Article Fort Wagner: African Americans and the War (HA)
Media Fort Wagner: African Americans and the War Activity (HA)
Article Appomattox: Total War Brings an End (HA)
Article Appomattox: Total War Brings an End Activity (HA)
Article Civil War - Summary and Activity (HA)
Article Reading Further: Divided House Divided Families (HA)
Article Reading Further: Divided House Divided Families Activity (HA)
Article Enrichment Essay - Great American Speeches: Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses (HA)
Article Enrichment Activity - Great American Speeches: Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses Activity (HA)
Media Reading Challenge: The Civil War (log in to US Through Industrialism to view)
Media What Factors and Events Influenced the Outcome of the Civil War? Powerpoint (HA) (log in to US Through Industrialism to view)
Article 1861: The War Begins
Article U.S. Civil War
Article A Soldier's Life (Overview)
Article Campaigns and Battles
Article The Campaigns of 1861 - 1862
Media Major Battles of the Civil War -Chart (World Book)
Media Casualty Figures for Major Battles - (chart)
Article Diaries and letters from Soldiers
Media Stampede of the Eleventh Corps on the Plank Road
Media Outnumbered: Stories Of Civil War Battles
Article Fraternizing with the Enemy
Article Prisons and Prisoners of War
Article Battles, Naming of
Media The Civil War: Gettysburg
Media The Gettysburg Address (07:54min)
Media The Moral Force Of The Address (07:45min)
Media The Gettysburg Address (audio)-(World Book)
Media Battle of Gettysburg -map (World Book)
Media Civil War Victory (4:00min)
Media Battles of the Civil War: Crash Course US History #19 (7:25min) (view prior to showing)