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.
The 14th Amendment and Birthright Citizenship
Explore the evolution of citizenship and how African American activists helped define it