The United States Colored Troops
Examines the role and experiences of the USCTs.
American Enterprise: The Business of Slavery
"Learn more about the business of slavery by exploring four historic documents from the United States slave trade."
The Civil War and American Art
A timeline and series of podcast videos by the Smithsonian showcase art during the War.
Time Zone X: Civil War Causes
BrainPop's game allows students to match Civil War events on a timeline along with milestones in the life of Mark Twain and Frederick Douglass.
A House Divided: Civil War Photography
Lesson plan encouraging students to explore and empathize with Civil War photographs.
A House Divided: Reconstruction
This lesson plan has students use artwork to understand the Reconstruction period.
Families in Bondage
Students get to explore the different tones among letters from African Americans.