School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Social Studies, Grade 8

Political Science | Peoples of the Nation and World | Geography | Economics | History | Social Studies Skills and Processes

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Standard 5.0 History

Topic C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions

Indicator 5. Analyze factors affecting the outcome of the Civil War

Objective e. Describe the political impact of Lincoln's decisions regarding the deployment of black regiments

Resource Links

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/blacks-civil-war/
Teaching with Documents lesson on African American soldiers in the Civil War, from the National Archives
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/blacks-civil-war/images/recruitment-broadside.gif
Recruiting poster for African American soldiers.
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/blacks-civil-war/
Essay on African American troops with links to several lesson resources.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/lincolns/atwar/es_aaregiments.html
Synopses of major engagements involving African American troops.
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Resources for Objective 5.C.5.e:
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