United States History Classes

Mr. Ferlazzo’s Classes at Burbank High School

The Civil War

Posted by Larry Ferlazzo on November 8, 2008

ON YOUR OWN:

Read this short summary of the Civil War.

Watch this movie on the Civil War and take the quizzes.

For these next activities, be sure to click on the state of California first in order to access the online interactive.

Watch The Civil War Begins. Be sure to click on the lower left hand corner so you can read the words as they are spoken.

Watch The Early Years Of The War. Be sure to click on the lower left hand corner so you can read the words as they are spoken.

Watch The States Choose Sides.

Watch Naval Action At Vicksburg.

Watch The Battle at Gettysburg.

Watch The Confederacy Falls.

Watch this video on The Impact Of The Civil War.

Watch all the videos on this page.

Look at these pictures from the Civil War.

Watch this slideshow on the Civil War.

Listen to this song that people sang because they wanted soldiers they loved to come back home from the war.

Here’s another Civil War song.

Learn about People In The Civil War.

Learn about Clara Barton, who began The Red Cross to help injured soldiers during the Civil War.

Watch The Civil War In Four Minutes.

Read about Life As A Soldier and do the assignment on your website.

WITH A PARTNER:

Read about the Civil War and answer questions.

Read more about the Civil War and answer questions.

Try this Civil War Timeline Game.

AFTER YOU HAVE COMPLETED ALL THE “ON YOUR OWN” AND “WITH A PARTNER” ACTIVITIES:

Many African-Americans fought for the Union during the Civil War, though at first they were not allowed to become soldiers.  Once they became soldiers, they could only have White officers.  They fought bravely.  Here are some clips from a movie called “Glory,” which was about a group of famous African-American soliders who fought in the war:  Many of the soldiers in this group died in the war.

Clip One

Clip Two

Clip Three

Clip Four

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