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New resources from the Digital Learning Library of Georgia. Media Specialist, Education, Learning, Digital, Postcards, Georgia, War, Travel, Viajes

DLG Educator Resources - SS8H Posters and Postcards

Amistad on the Go! is an interactive print and digital educational program that works in partnership with teachers servicing students from to grade to provide comprehensive lessons on the history of African Americans in the United States. Educational Programs, African Americans, It Works, To Go, Students, United States, War, History, Digital

Amistad on the Go! | Amistad Research Center | Independent Archive

Amistad on the Go! is an interactive print and digital educational program that works in partnership with teachers servicing students from 6th to 12th grade to provide comprehensive lessons on the history of African Americans in the United States.

First Ironclad Gunboat built in the US The St. National Archives good DBQ school forms and resources. Shermans March, School Forms, Stonewall Jackson, Confederate States Of America, Louisiana State University, Economic Systems, National Archives, Rest Of The World, The St

Letters, Telegrams, and Photographs Illustrating Factors that Affected the Civil War

Background Prior to and during the Civil War, the North and South differed greatly in the resources that they could use. Documents held by the National Archives can aid in the understanding of the factors that influenced the eventual outcome of the War Between the States. After the election of Abraham Lincoln to the presidency in 1860, the states of the southern United States

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The Atlanta Campaign of 1864: The Camera at War

Today it is hard to imagine two massive armies maneuvering and clashing in the area that is now Atlanta: one army attempting to force its will upon the future metropolis and the other doing everything in its power to resist that will. Under the command of General William T. Sherman, a large Federal force moved out of Chattanooga, Tennessee towards the Georgia capital. The

Civil War as Photographed by Mathew Brady Detail of Soldiers from Maine Infantry on Parade after Fredricksburg by Mathew BradyDetail of Soldiers from Maine Infantry on Parade after Fredricksburg by Mathew Brady Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Us History, American History, War Photography, Civil War Photos, Interesting History, Early American, Civilization

The Civil War as Photographed by Mathew Brady

Background Many historians call the Civil War the central event in U.S. history. The formation of the Constitution corrected the autonomy of individual states that the Articles of Confederation did not harness. Still, the young country struggled for 75 years to find a graceful balance between the power of the federal government and the several states. The rights of states and

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Chapter 12: The Civil War

Title: Sam Richard's Civil War diary: a chronicle of the Atlanta home front Author: Richards, Samuel P. Call number: F294.A853.R53 Click on the images to view a larger version. To download the image, click on the image to view the larger version then right click to save the image to your

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Chapter 11: The Road to Disunion

Lafayette McLaws (1821-1897), a native of Augusta, Georgia, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1842. He served in the U. S. Army on the Texas frontier and distinguished himself during the Mexican War (1846). When Georgia seceded from the Union, he resigned his commiss

Chapter The South Before the Civil War – Georgia Historical Society Primary Sources, Eighth Grade, Historical Society, Georgia, War, Teaching, Education, Travel, Viajes

Chapter 10: The South Before the Civil War

Author: Lane, Mills Title: Manigault Family Plantation Records 1845-1876 Location: Georgia Historical Society Manuscript Collection Call Number: MS 1290 Click on the images to view a larger version. To download the image, click on the image to view the larger version then right click to

I chose reading Helen's diary (my moms) because i don't know what my mother is like so when Lucy ( my cousins girlfriend) and I found my mothers diary. I loved reading it! Us History, Family History, American Civil War, American History, Beautiful Love Letters, Civil War Books, Albert Pike, Planner Book, Civil War Photos

Cornelius C. Platter Civil War Diary, 1864 - 1865

Platter's diary from November, 1864 � April 27, 1865 details Sherman's march through Georgia from Rome to Savannah and the march north through the Carolinas. He gives dates, times, and lengths of marches; describes the weather, locale, scenery, and food as well as orders, rumors, positions, troop moral, and administrative duties. The diary includes a description of the burning of Columbia, South Carolina, the news of the Confederate surrender, and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

The Civil War in the American South allows users to access primary documents including digitized diaries, historic newspapers, photographs, and letters. Historic Newspapers, April 11, American Civil War, Libraries, Genealogy, Portal, Photographs, Letters, Collections

Civil War in the American South

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Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, ca. Atlanta, Campaign, War, Travel, Image, Viajes, Traveling, Trips, Tourism

Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, ca. 1866

Barnard's Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign, ca. 1866. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. From Negatives taken in the field, by Geo. N. Barnard.

From their onsets, suffragists and abolitionists shared many of the same values, so what caused the movements to split apart? Daily Word, We The People, Feminism, This Is Us, Face, Stew, Inspiration, Beautiful, Travel

The Great Schism

From their onsets, suffragists and abolitionists shared many of the same values, so what caused the movements to split apart?

Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation. Social Studies Classroom, History Classroom, Teaching Social Studies, Classroom Websites, Classroom Ideas, Teaching American History, Teaching History, History Activities, History Education

The Abolitionists | American Experience | PBS

Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union.

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Abolition - The African-American Mosaic Exhibition

The Library of Congress has a wealth of material on public support for and against abolition including broadsides, songs and satirical prints.

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Slavery - Crash Course US History #13

In which John Green teaches you about America's "peculiar institution," slavery. I wouldn't really call it peculiar. I'd lean more toward horrifying and depr...