8th Grade Effects of the Civil War Resources

Effects of the war

Compelling/Essential: Did the Civil War really change America?

Supporting: How did and do different events that occurred during the Civil War continue to affect our opinion of it?

I can utilize various forms of activities to analyze events during the Civil War. 

You will spend about 20-30 minutes on each link below. 

Previous module activities if you haven’t done them already:

Civil War interactive

https://www.nps.gov/webrangers/activities/civilwar/civilwar.swf (Links to an external site.)

Who am I? Interactive game

http://amhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/resources/whoami/whoami.html (Links to an external site.)

On-line interactive activity

http://www.civilwarmo.org/assets/flash/game/game.php (Links to an external site.)

New activities / information:

Video clips:


Interactive timeline:


Interactive newspaper:

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Additional Practice Civil War activities

http://mrnussbaum.com/civil-war-for-kids/ (Links to an external site.)

Civil War Quiz Competition

http://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/civil-war-quiz.htm (Links to an external site.)

Blue and Gray Game

Pre-made game cards / score cards in bin

Memory Video clips

http://www.civilwar.org/education/in4/ (Links to an external site.)