This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Fort Sumter - This was a Union post outside of Charleston, South Carolina.
Fortress Monroe - This Union-held post was where commander General Benjamin Butler declared slaves to be war contraband, and freed those who came to the post.
Appomattox Court House - General Robert E. Lee surrendered at this location on April 9, 1865, ending the Civil War.
New Orleans - As a young man, Lincoln took two trips to this city to deliver merchandise for an employer, where he came into contact with slaves.
Gettysburg Address - This refers to a...
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