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The Civil War

The Civil War

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching the Civil War Teacher Pass

Teaching the Civil War Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
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  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
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  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

Ken Burns' "The Civil War"

Ken Burns’ PBS documentary series “The Civil War” takes a comprehensive and moving look at the War. PBS’s website includes short video clips from a selection of episodes.


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