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Civil War and   
Reconstruction Era   
(1850 - 1880)

  

 

Lesson Plans
Civil War and Reconstruction Era

We are always adding lessons to this section, and welcome your submissions. If you have a lesson plan idea that fits within the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction, covers a range of Indiana and U.S. education standards, and makes use of varied sources (especially the IMH), consider submitting it. We prefer Microsoft Word attachments, designed toward our existing lesson plan template. If we use your lesson plan on the site, you will receive full authorship credit. Feel free to contact us if you have questions.

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The Battle of Corydon

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The Battle of Corydon

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Republicans and Know-Nothings: The Parties' Principles

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The Emancipation Proclamation


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The Underground Railroad


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The Life of a Hoosier Soldier: The Letters of Lt. John Hadley



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Civil War Political Cartoons



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On the Battlefield: A Hoosier Perspective on Sherman's March


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Turning Point: Antietam



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On the Homefront: Civil War Letters among Family Members


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Civil War Battlefield Medicine



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On the Homefront: Analyzing Civil War Pictorial Envelopes


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Civil War Military Prisons (esp. Andersonville)


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Why Hoosier Soldiers Fought


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Turning Point: Gettysburg

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Hoosier Soldiers in the Battle of Vicksburg

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