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The Civil War for kids : a history with 21 activities
Title:
The Civil War for kids : a history with 21 activities
ISBN:
9781556523557
Publication Information:
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c1999.
Physical Description:
xi, 145 p. : ill., maps ; 22 x 28 cm.
Contents:
Timeline -- To war!: A North star safe quilt -- Create a code -- A Soldier's uniform -- Drill, drill, drill: Drill exercises -- A Coffee can drum -- Battles west and east -- Camp life: Berry ink -- Play the bones -- Fighting for freedom: Acting out Antietam -- Signaling with wigwag -- In deep water -- Behind the battle lines: A Housewife sewing kit -- Homemade butternut dye -- The Union struggles: A Rebel yell contest -- Playing general -- On the march: Build a lean-to shelter -- Homemade hardtack -- The Confederacy falters -- Hardships of war: A Makeshift stretcher -- Battlefield bandages -- A River of blood and a battle above the clouds -- Chronicles of the war: Woodcut prints -- Tell a story with pictures -- Flanking south -- Taps -- Scouting for Civil War veterans -- Glossary -- A Guide to officers -- Resources.
Abstract:
Teaches about the Civil War from the secession debates to Appomattox, by means of activities like making butternut dye, decoding wigwag, and baking hardtack. Includes a resource section with a glossary and pertinent web sites.
Format:
Book

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