This is an excellent packet to teach Entering and Emerging ELLs about the Civil War. It is also an effective review for the US History exam for all students. Each page focuses on a different topic or event vital to the history of the Civil War. Events and information from before and after the war are also included in this packet. It simplifies the topics while including important vocabulary and information. Each page has comprehension questions as well. Some of the pages include essential vocabulary words along with their definitions to help students gain a deeper understanding of the text. The topics include Henry Clay, the Seneca Falls Convention, an overview of the war, Abraham Lincoln, Reconstruction, Black Codes, and Life after the War.