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The Civil War. A Film by Ken Burns
Images of the Civil War
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The War
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Classroom Activities
Civil War in Your Town

Classroom Activities

Federal ordnanceThe lesson plans offered in this section are designed to enrich classroom study of the Civil War and United States history and culture. The lessons can be used as stand-alone resources or in conjunction with the PBS series. All activities were created by a team of award-winning educators for use in secondary school classroom settings; however each lesson can also be modified and conducted at home.

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