Wednesday, May 18, 2011

More Civil War Resources

Charlestonians watch the Confederate bombardment of Ft. Sumter from rooftops overlooking the Bay.

This NPS 150th anniversary Civil War website also offers a comprehensive calendar of 150th anniversary events at more than 70 national parks and partner sites across the country, as well as historical features and resources that illustrate how the events of 150 years ago continue to be reflected in America today.

Fictional Civil War Correspondent highlights each day of the Civil War on Twitter.  This is an interesting way to intrique students.!/CivilWarReportr

Docs Teach  The National Archives has created a new web site to help educators teach with primary-source documents. The site, called DocsTeach, not only lets teachers explore documents in a variety of media from the National Archives holdings, but it also includes online tools to help teachers combine these materials and create engaging history activities for students.

NPS Events of Civil War list

Civil War E-Series of Books   Eastern National is celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with electronic editions of eParks' National Park Civil War Series of books.

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