The American Civil War - Google Earth
The American Civil War was the bloodiest war the United States has ever been involved. Mobilizing hundreds of thousands of Americans on both sides, this war fundamentally changed America. You will be using Google Earth to explore a part of this war, and develop a tour in Google Earth as one of these soldiers
| || Women in the American Civil War |
The American Civil war, like all wars until quite recently, was strictly men's business. Some women, though, had contrary ideas and were determined to participate.
| || The American Civil War |
The American Civil War gave birth to trench warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures, which was perfected during the First World War.
| || American Civil War Principles |
The American Civil War demonstrated the principles of warfare, which are historic military instructions for commanders and military officers.
| || Railroads and the American Civil War |
The construction and destruction of railroads played a crucial role in both Union and Confederate victories during the Civil War.
| || Effects of the American Civil War |
The American Civil War created relationships between government and business concerns that continued after the war and sparked Gilded Age industrialization.
| || American Civil War Sesquicentennial Begins |
During April 1861, the first shots were fired in the American Civil War. Commemorative events for the war's 150th anniversary will be held through 2015.
| || African American Civil War Spies |
African American spies were the most prolific, productive, and significant sources of intelligence collected by the Union Army.
| || Civil War or Second American Revolution? |
Referring to the war between the North and South in the 1860s as a 'Civil War' in effect takes sides with the Union's point of view.
| || American Civil War Battle of Yorktown |
An unlikely hero would stall the Yankee advance on Richmond in April of 1862.
| || Books on the American Civil War for Kids |
Learn little-known-facts about the War Between the States in these nonfiction books on the American Civil ar.
| || The Use of History During the American Civil War |
Historical events and people were used by participants in the American Civil War for the purpose of shaping politics, perception, and military strategy.
| || Ulysses S. Grant - Hero of the American Civil War |
Ulysses S. Grant had the steel determination it took to win on the battlefield. Because of this, he was often called "unconditional surrender" Grant.
| || The Democratic Party During the American Civil War |
The Democrats faced two obstacles during the Civil War: the Lincoln government suppressed their anti-war opinions and they were divided amongst themselves.
| || The American Civil War Grant vs Lee |
A frustrated Lincoln continued to search for a general that could finally defeat the South. Seven months after Gettysburg, Lincoln found his man.