Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Tony Horwitz
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 114 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Chapter 1 Confederates in the Attic

• In Chapter 1, we learn that Horwitz's interest with the Civil War came from his grandfather who had a book about it.

• Horwitz became a journalist and war correspondent and married an Australian woman when he was abroad.

• Horwitz was once woken up by Civil War reenactors firing their weapons.

• Horwitz met Robert Lee Hodge, a hardcore reenactor.

• Horwitz asked Hodge to join his group one day and was forced to leave everything an 1860's man could not have had behind.

• Hodge called reenactor that are not totally accurate "farb".

Chapter 2 North Carolina: Confederate Cats

• In Chapter 2, Horwitz decided to travel to the South to learn about how the war still resonates today.

• Horwitz met Sue Curtis who is involved with several Confederate groups.

• Horwitz visits Sue Curtis who collects memorabilia with her husband.

• Sue Curtis revived the Children of the Confederacy who teach...

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