American Civil War soldier

The American Civil War

EDSITEment has put together a collection of our lesson plans, student interactives, multimedia presentations, and vetted websites which will allow teachers, students, parents and lifelong learners to learn more about the U.S. Civil War.

Clockwise from top left: Presidents Roosevelt, Reagan, Truman, and Kennedy

PBS: “The Presidents”: EDSITEment’s Related Lesson Plans and Websites

For Presidents' Day, EDSITEment has collected lesson plans and websites covering the history of the presidency and some of its most famous office holders.

Julia Ward Howe’s “Battle Hymn of the Republic” published

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Texas secedes from the Union

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African American Union soldier, Civil War

EDSITEment's Guide to Black History Month Teaching Resources

In this special revised and updated feature for Black History Month, teachers, parents, and students will find a collection of NEH-supported websites and EDSITEment-developed lessons that tell the four-hundred-year old story of African Americans from slavery through freedom and citizenship to the presidency.

General Robert E. Lee born

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Alaska becomes 49th State

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Andrew Johnson, 17th U.S. president and first to be impeached, born

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Battle of Nashville

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