Teaching the Civil War Podcast Episode 8

  [powerpress]     Thanks for staying subscribed to my podcast and I hope you enjoy listening. In this episode I discuss a recent trip that my daughter Sarah and I made to the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. ┬áDuring this visit, we had the...

Julia Grant Acrostic Poem

Hi, Here is another acrostic poem. This time it is about Julia Grant, the wife of the 18th President Ulysses S. Grant. Julia Grant was born at White House Plantation in St. Louis, Missouri U. S. Grant proposed to her several times times before she said yes Lonely...

Harriet Tubman Acrostic Poem

Here is a another Civil War acrostic poem. This time I chose Harriet Tubman. She was a runaway slave who helped other slaves go to freedom and white people called abolitionists helped them get to freedom. Having faith in herself Arriving in free land with runaway...

Teacher Tube Video

The following is a great TeacherTube video showing an actor portraying Major General George Gordon Meade and provides a nice overview of the Battle of Gettysburg: Allow your students to review the video and then have a discussion about how Major General Meade handled...