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Causes of the Civil War: America Divided (3:54)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
America is at the brink of a Civil War as cotton spreads west and threatens to expand slavery into new territories due to the desire for new land to plant cotton. The invention of the cotton gin makes cotton a more profitable crop and cotton takes a ... [more]
May 14, 2011 at 07:50 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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African-Americans in the American Civil War
From 5min, produced by KVIE Public Television
Learn about the contribution of African-Americans to the American civil war in this seven-minute video. Included are several vintage photos of the men in uniforms.
May 2, 2011 at 07:58 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
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The Civil War
From havefunwithhistory.com
From the secession of the South to Lee's surrender at Appomatox, this film uses modern and period images as well as battle reenactments to highlight the key points of the American Civil War. This is a 15 minute video. A good video that shows some of ... [more]
October 10, 2010 at 01:37 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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African Americans in the American Civil War
From dailymotion.com
A seven minute video that shows the history of the African American soldiers in the Civil War. The Buffalo soldiers made up twenty percent of the total number of soldiers that were involved in the Union.
September 7, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The American Civil War
From TeacherTube
Information in this video is presented while accompanied by still images. This video was on a teacher-created site, however, the video is for older students as it may be too graphic for young children.
July 11, 2009 at 04:19 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
1186 Views:
Civil War
From history.com, produced by History Channel
A four minute video using interviews and reenactments to show how the actions of the South resulted in huge losses of life and the destruction of property as well. The South's demand to keep slaves so they could make money from their labor almost bro... [more]
December 4, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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The Economy During the Civil War
From hippocampus.org
An excellent video that explains the various methods that were used prior to and during the Civil War. A word wall is useful as well as a timeline as there are many facts and events mentioned. The involvement of women is mentioned. The naval blockade... [more]
December 6, 2010 at 11:29 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Confederate vs. Union Soldiers
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Where the soldiers came from, a third were immigrants to the country, and the differences between the two in terms of what they were fighting for and how they lived. Good insights that bring a human touch to understanding the Civil War. 2:38
March 17, 2011 at 10:41 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
881 Views:
Confederate vs. Union Soldiers (2:39)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
A great video to help students understand the differences between the North and South in terms of soldiers and where they came from and what they experienced. A 2:39 video that wold be excellent to show students prior to a study of the battles.
June 30, 2011 at 11:27 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Women During the Civil War (13:13)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This 13 minute features historians discussing the diverse roles women played in the American Civil War and how god was sometimes used as a reason for the battles. This is for older students and adds a great many insights that are usually left out of ... [more]
December 28, 2011 at 09:52 AM
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