The Civil War: Soldiers and Civilians - Teaching with Documents (Paperback)ABC-Clio Information Services
Paperback Published: 27/11/2001
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"The Civil War: Soldiers and Civilians" includes a booklet containing a teachers guide, a set of reproductions of original documents, and a CD-ROM containing exercise worksheets and digital images of original documents. The unit is made up of five exercises that relate to military and civilian life. Each exercise uses reproductions of documents from the National Archives and suggests classroom activities based on these documents. The documents include letters, photographs, patent drawings, maps, and other documents. Students practice the historian's skills as they complete exercises using these documents to gather information, identify points of view, evaluate evidence, form hypotheses, and draw conclusions. Other units comprising the "Teaching With Documents" series are: "The Constitution: Evolution of a Government The Bill of Rights: Evolution of Personal Liberties The United States Expands West: 1785-1842 Westward Expansion: 1842-1912 The Progressive Years: 1898-1917 World War I: The Home Front The 1920's The Great Depression and The New Deal World War II: The Home Front The United States At War: 1944 The Truman Years: 1945-1953 Peace and Prosperity: 1953-1961"