civil war

There is Still Much to Learn

Ultimately, the students have come to understand that war is not a good solution to conflict, that racism existed (and exists) without regard for regional boundaries, that this particular war has affected American society to the present day, READ MORE »

Before you Start, Write Down What you Know

We have started our unit on the American Civil War. For many students, this is an entirely unfamiliar territory. Our first question was about definition — what is a civil war? How is it different than a revolution or rebellion? READ MORE »