Civil War – 150th Anniversary

2011 marks the sesquicentennial or 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The years of the Civil War were a time of great conflict for our nation. Using primary sources, lessons and interactives from, immerse your students in the Civil War, and help them understand how its outcome continues to impact their lives to this day.

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Visit the Thinkfinity Community Join the group History Explorers and discuss: How do you teach secession?

Civil War Webinar for Teachers

Join us for the Civil War Stories from the Smithsonian’s History Explorer webinar on April 20th at 4pm or April 23 at 1pm. Learn from an educator at the National Museum of American History, a partner, and explore the museum’s interactives, videos, artifacts and lesson plans on the Civil War. Sign up for the 30-minute webinar.

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