THE CIVIL WAR
Topics include Wendell Phillips, Nat Turner, the Underground Railroad, the Compromise of 1850, the birth of the Republican Party, John Brown and Harpers Ferry, the election of 1860, secession, Fort Sumter, Bull Run, the Monitor and the Merrimac, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Massachusetts 54th, the New York draft riots, Gettysburg, Sherman’s March, the surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln’s assassination, Johnson’s impeachment, the Reconstruction Amendments, the Freedmen’s Bureau, elections of African Americans in the South, carpetbaggers and scalawags, the KKK, and the end of Reconstruction.
This title is part of the series: GRAPHIC U.S. HISTORY
Reading level: grades 4–5. Interest level: grades 5–12.