Lead students through their study of the American Civil War with this slideshow. Included are 129 slides containing information about 28 events (battles, turning points, etc.), primary photographs, links to enrichment video clips for key events, and "Extra! Extra!" slides that give students even more to think about.
Events include: Secession, Lincoln's Inauguration, Attack on Ft. Sumter, First Battle of Bull Run, Monitor vs. Merrimack, Battle of Shiloh, Second Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Antietam, Emancipation Proclamation, Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's Reelection, Total War, Surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln's Assassination, the 13th Amendment, and many more.
Google Slides Slideshow
Graphic Organizer (.doc and .pdf)
Completed Timeline Sample
*I used a font called "Stamp Act" for the titles; it can be downloaded for free from www.dafont.com.