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Free movies, games, activities, and more for students interested in social studies.

Pick a side, grab a rifle and get ready for the experience of a lifeitme.

It features a timeline of America's wars, from the Revolution to Iraq. Watch an interactive presentation on each war -- slideshows and movies, text and photos, and dozens of artifacts (firearms, flags, uniforms). Read an overview of each conflict; learn about its causes, major events, and consequences. Gain a sense of how wars have shaped our history.

Informative site about the causes of the Civil War. Has links to other Civil War information including a time line.

Provides biographies, narratives and major events of Jim Crow era.

An interactive timeline from 1863-1954

Essay discussing causes of the civil war.

A review of United States History to 1877.

It examines the role religion played in the founding of the American colonies, in the shaping of early American life and politics, and in forming the American Republic

This year-by-year timeline includes the major events with links to the minor battles. The consistency of the format allows the student to find information quickly. (For instance, "Estimated Casualties" is always the last item of a battle.) Additional links cover topics such as music history, women in the war, and so on.

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