8 Civil War Resources

You might recognize these resources and links. They were originally posted on the teaching resources page. I’m moving them here to save space on that page.

These resources are intended to provide instructional materials as you teach the history of the Civil War and New Mexico.

Letters and transcripts from those who fought
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/sites/default/files/swf/battlelines/chapter4/chapter4_5a.html

Interactive learning tool about the deadliest Civil War battles
http://www.history.com/interactives/civil-war-150#/5-deadliest-battles

Interactive learning tool about the people who fought
http://www.history.com/interactives/civil-war-150#/who-they-were

Interactive poster about the Civil War
http://teachinghistory.org/civil-war

Poster about the Civil War in New Mexico
http://www.sangres.com/history/civilwarnm.htm

Movie of Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3po17QbHLRQ&feature=related

Map of the final Civil War battle in New Mexico
http://civilwardailygazette.com/2012/04/15/one-last-battle-of-new-mexico/

Article on the causes of the Civil War http://americanhistory.about.com/od/civilwarmenu/a/cause_civil_war.htm  

Check out the TAH Blog Resources Page for more great resources you can use to enhance your teaching of U.S. and NM history!

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