Civil War Day
war day allows our students to have a hands-on day of activities dealing with
the American Civil War (1861-1865). Having the opportunity to view a
simulated battlefield surgery, eating hardtack, or watching a play on the
"Fighting 54th" can be far more memorable than
simply reading about it in a text (not to mention a lot of fun for both students
Useful informational links:
The History Channel's Civil War Site. A useful site for general info.
Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia. One of the best one stop sources for all your Civil War needs!
American Memory (a subsection of the Library of Congress). Great for pictures and a timeline!