Life Goes on: The Civil War at Home, 1861-1865
From the rallying cry "On to Richmond!" to the surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia, the Civil War (1861-1865) tested the spirit, courage, and unity of the American nation. The bloodiest war in American history, the conflict pitted North against South in a monumental struggle over slavery and states' rights. Discover the political, economic, and cultural implications of the war through the voices of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, former slaves, impassioned abolitionists, soldiers, and other participants in this fascinating series. Supports the national curriculum standards Time, Continuity, and Change; Individual Development and Identity; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; and Civic Ideals and Practices as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
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