Britannica School offers great information about the Civil War. It is divided into 4 sections starting with an introduction and then describing the build up to war and the major events that took place in the war and ends with Reconstruction. This site also has a great image library that has primary source photographs, maps and paintings.
A detailed timeline and events that took place during the American Civil war in history. This website is broken down into three parts, before the war, during, and after the war. Each section gives a few highlights with a description that is easy and clear to read. This site is a great way to show the progression of the war.
This website uses great pictures, paintings, and images to illustrate the causes and origins of the American Civil War. It includes real pictures of the past as well as photos of the location today. It brings the war to life by showing you pictures and painting of actual people and events. Beneath each picture there is a brief description that gives information and details about the picture.
This site highlights the causes of the Civil War. It includes a short video and then gives short summaries about the many causes of the Civil War including slavery, states' rights, expansion, industry, Abraham Lincoln, and secession. It is easy to read and is clear and understandable. The video has great graphics.
In this site you will learn about the Emancipation Proclamation. You will learn that it was an Executive Order given by Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves during the Civil War. You will learn that it paved the way for the Thirteenth Amendment. This article highlights specific wording in the document and provides interesting facts. It is important to understand this document as it was one of the first steps in bringing about much needed radical change in our country.