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1 Life During the Civil War Just Think Some people’s lives were more directly impacted by the Civil War than others. WHY?

2 Life During the Civil War What did soldiers do in the camps? What did women do to help during the war? Did people’s daily lives change in the farms, towns, and cities? What new technologies were used in the war? Were there any soldiers your age? How did people share their feelings about the war?

3 For Our Class Project We Will… Choose topics of interest Work in groups to learn more about life during the Civil War Research details in textbooks, trade books, documents, pictures, music Draw conclusions and summarize

4 Can You Imagine Life as a Soldier? Camp Alexandria, Virginia - Matthew Brady

5 What Do You Notice? A Tent in Yorktown, VA

6 Could Women Be Part of the Army? Some women had official roles in the army. Some women joined the army disguised as men. Some women tagged along.

7 What Did the Women Do? This famous woman sought medical supplies for wounded soldiers. - Matthew Brady

8 Woman in the News! Harper’s Weekly, August 4, 1863

9 What New Technologies Supported the War? Across the Lands In the Fields On the Sea In the Air

10 Did Young People Fight the War? This is Johnny Shiloh…how old was he?

11 How Did People Share Their Feelings? Musicians shared stories in song. Poets wrote about the war. People kept diaries and journals and wrote letters. Photographs captured the real and the imagined.

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13 Just Think What role would you have preferred to play during the Civil War? Why? What different types of conflict were part of people’s lives during the Civil War? Did the Civil War resolve people’s conflicts?


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