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Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1875)

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Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Sal Khan
Sal Khan discusses Lee's surrender to Grant to Lincoln's assassination. (06:01)
July 15, 2012 at 01:10 PM
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PBS Presents the Story Behind Uncle Tom's Cabin
From pbs.org, produced by PBS - American Experience Films
This video is part of the PBS series, The American Experience. This particular documentary is entitled The Abolitionists. The clip gives an introduction to the book Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe as well as how it came to be written. It g... [more]
December 1, 2012 at 11:56 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Lincoln's War Machine
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Twenty-four thousand miles of railroad replenishes troops and supplies for the North and delivers disaster to the South. In this video clip, learn about Lincoln’s methods of delivering supplies and troops to the Union armies. (3:01)
March 13, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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The American Civil War
From teachertube.com, produced by Aslas
This video is a collection of pictures and facts about the American Civil War.  It shows accurate photos from the actual war.  It also gives interesting facts pertaining to the time period. (07:39)
November 27, 2010 at 10:26 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Civil War Technological Advances
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The American Civil War saw many major advances in the technology of warfare. The creation of railroads made it quicker and easier to transport large amounts of soldiers to battle areas. The long rifle made shooting much more precise and also brought ... [more]
February 23, 2012 at 08:19 PM
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Legacy of the Civil War
From history.com, produced by History Channel
One hundred and fifty years after it began, the Civil War is still an important component of our national character. In this video clip, learn about the legacy of the Civil War and what it left behind for this country. (1:22)
March 13, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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Civil War Biological Warfare
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Confederate agents experiment with an early version of bio-warfare, attempting to spread yellow fever throughout Northern cities. In this video clip, learn more about the attempt at biological warfare against the Union. (3:56)
March 13, 2012 at 01:10 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Massachusetts 54th Regiment
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment was one of the first official black units in the U.S. armed forces. Their courageous assault on Fort Wagner played a key role in bringing about an end to slavery. In this video clip, learn more about... [more]
March 13, 2012 at 03:48 PM
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Leon Kass and Walter Berns discuss Spielberg's "Lincoln"
From YouTube, produced by AEI
At a discussion hosted by the American Enterprise Institute, What So Proudly We Hail editor Leon R. Kass and Walter Berns (professor emeritus, Georgetown University) discussed Steven Spielberg's film Lincoln and the lasting impact of our 16th preside... [more]
November 14, 2013 at 03:13 PM
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The Plot to Kill Jefferson Davis
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Union leaders hatch a conspiracy to assassinate Confederate President Jefferson Davis in an attempt to bring an end to the Civil War. In this video clip, learn more about this plot and the attack. (3:38)
March 13, 2012 at 03:17 PM
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