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Antebellum Society and The Civil War

Created By: Ken Kleber, Centennial High School (Champaign, IL)
Grade Level: 11th
Content Area: U.S. History
Duration: Six Weeks
Database Integration: Items that relate to Illinois in the Civil War (photos, "surgical" kits, uniforms, flags, weapons, cookware, information about "Copperheads," etc.).

Unit Overview


Students will look at the causes of the Civil War in detail. A brief unit on the war itself will follow. Battles, historical figures, and daily life will be studied.

When taught:

Middle of the first semester