US Civil War Primary Source Analysis includes 4 documents. Great for Stations!
Use primary sources to examine the arc of the US Civil War. Students examine 4 documents from Abraham Lincoln and analyze individually as well as a reflection on Lincoln's views.

Included in this resource:
- Teacher's Guide
- Text for Lincoln's first inaugural address, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, and Lincoln's second inaugural address.
- Student primary source document analysis sheets.
- Analysis activity

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- US History Early America through the Civil War for 5th-8th grade (Growing)
- US Civil War Teacher Resource Bundle (Growing)

US Civil War resources include:
- US Civil War: Causes of the Civil War Inquiry Project
- US Civil War: Research and Role Play Project
- US Civil War: Illustrated Timeline Activity
- US Civil War: Untold Stories of Civil War Figures Activity
- US Civil War: Interactive Notebook Timeline Activity
- US Civil War: The People Inquiry Activity and Game
- US Civil War: Interactive Notebook Pages
- Children of the US Civil War: Informational Text and Scrapbook Activity
- Underground Railroad Station Activities

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Created: May 18, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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