Civil War Resources


These Civil War Resources will create an interactive and engaging classroom that students will want to learn more about the American Civil War.

Civil War Simulation

Engaging & Interactive Lesson Plan

Presentation: Civil War Student Orientation

PowerPoint & Keynote Presentations

This Student Orientation Presentation covers: A step by step explanation with graphics and videos of how the Civil War Map Activity / Simulation works.

Presentation: The Debate Over Slavery

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

This History Presentation covers: The Missouri Compromise, Slavery Issue, The Wilmot Proviso, Sectionalism, The Campaign of 1848, California, Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay, Fugitive Slave Act, Uncle Tom's Cabin

Presentation: Trouble In Kansas

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

This Presentation covers: Election of 1852, Franklin Pierce, The Whig Party, Sectionalism, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Transcontinental Railroad, Bleeding Kansas, Attack on Lawrence, John Brown, The Pottowatomie Massacre, Charles Sumner, Preston Brooks.

Presentation: Political Divisions

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

The Topics include: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, The Republican Party, The Whigs, The Democrats, Election of 1856, Dred Scott Decision, Lincoln Douglas Debates, Missouri Compromise, Popular Sovereignty and Slavery.

Presentation: The Nation Divides

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

The Topics include: Harpers Ferry, John Brown, Election of 1860, Constitutional Union Party, Abraham Lincoln, John Bell, William Seward, Stephen Douglas, John Breckinridge, Slavery, James Buchanan, Secession, John Crittenden, Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis.

Presentation: The War Begins

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

The Topics include: Confederates seizing federal property, Seward's Plan, Fort Sumter, States Secede, Border States, Northern Resources, Southern Resources, Offense Vs Defense, Cotton Diplomacy, U.S. Sanitary Commission

Presentation: The War In The East

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

The Topics include: 1st Battle of Bull Run, Army of Potomac, George B McClellan, Peninsular Campaign, Battle of Fair Oaks, Robert E. Lee, Seven Days Battles, 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Antietam, Anaconda Plan, Ironclads

Presentation: The War In The West

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

The Topics include: Ulysses S. Grant, Ironclads, Tennessee, Battle of Shiloh, Fall of New Orleans, David Farragut, Siege of Vicksburg, Defending Missouri

Presentation: Daily Life During The War

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

The Topics include: Emancipation Proclamation, Abolitionists, Abraham Lincoln, Edward Stanton, Night Watch, Frederick Douglas, 54th Massachusetts, Copperheads, Clement Vallandigham, Draft Riots, George McClellan, Medicine In Civil War, Andersonville, Clara Barton, Sally Louis Tompkins.

Presentation: The Tide of War Turns

PowerPoint & Keynote History Presentations

Topics include: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, General Burnside, Gettysburg, General Lee, Pickett's Charge, Gettysburg Address, General Grant, Petersburg, Total War, Atlanta, General Sherman, Sherman's March to the Sea, Appomattox Courthouse.

Engaging American Civil War Resources: Simulations, Activities, Presentations and Lesson Plans detailing events and circumstances leading to the Civil War and the war itself! Create an interactive classroom.