1864 - The Storm Crests
The Skirmisher Vol. 8
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Students, here you will find a whole bunch of cool and interactive stuff related to this issue's theme, "1864 - The Storm Crests." Check out the links below and at right to explore the topic through videos, quizzes, maps, and more!
Teachers, we hope you enjoy the cool stuff, too! Also be sure to check out the links in the sidebar for standards information and additional classroom activities.
In 1864, President Lincoln ran for reelection. Check out these political cartoons on the 1864 presidential campaign.
Watch the Overland Campaign unfold through this moving map.
Read first-hand accounts from civilians and soldiers of the Battle of Atlanta.
Read about the United States Colored Troops, and then test your knowledge.