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Author Baicker, Karen.
Title The Civil War / by Karen Baicker.
Published New York : Scholastic Professional Books, c2003.
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 TCC  E468 .B288 2003 grade 4-8    IN LIBRARY
Description 48 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Series Primary sources teaching kit
Primary sources teaching kit.
Note Grades 4-8.
Contents Time line -- Teaching notes -- Primary source evaluation form -- PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS. Antebellum issues: Slaves for sale -- Political chart of the United States: 1856 -- Secession and war: Cornerstone of the Confederacy -- Songs of the war -- Wartime photography -- Letters home about soldier life -- Hospitals and the wounded: Clara Barton -- Civil War submarine: C.S.S. Hunley -- From Lincoln's pen: Emancipation Proclamation -- Gettysburg Address -- The north gains control: Contrabands -- "Saved colors" -- "Diary of a Georgia girl" (Sherman's march) -- Bill Arp philosophizes upon the war, etc. -- Grant and Lee at Appomattox -- Aftermath: Lincoln's assassination -- A freedman's second reader -- A picture of the desolated states.
Note Cover: "A rich collection of authentic documents, maps, journals, songs, photographs, political cartoons, and more--with great teaching materials--that makes history come alive."
Summary A collection of reproducible primary sources--from the lyrics to "Dixie" and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", to Matthew Brady photographs, which will stimulate students' interest in the events and people of the Civil War. Teaching materials provide background information, document-based discussion questions, and reproducibles that help kids analyze and evaluate each historical document.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Study and teaching.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
ISBN 0590378635 (pbk.)
9780590378635 (pbk.)
OCLC number 51834068