Category Digital History
The Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania National Battlefield Park posted this on Twitter. It’s the first time I’ve seen such a map from the 1860 election: Advertisements
Here’s a nice, concise TED-Ed video on the Atlantic Slave Trade. Any teachers out there can use this in class, as it’s short and accurate, leaving lots of time for additional information and discussion. The video’s description reads, “View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-atlanti… Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade […]
Here’s an interesting map showing the growth of Civil War monumentation in the US in the years after the Civil War. You can access it here.
Here’s in interview on Civil War Talk Radio hosted by Professor Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University with Thomas Army, author of Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War. This is a very interesting interview with some good information and a perspective we don’t often consider.
The Civil War Trust recently released their latest animated map, this one covering the Overland Campaign. As with their other animated maps, it’s outstanding. You can access it here.
Here’s a good podcast from Ben Franklin’s World with host Liz Covart discussing researching history on the internet with Professor Sharon Block of the University of California-Irvine. There are some really good tips for all of us students to help us in our own research efforts. In addition to listing all the links mentioned in […]
All the issues of William Lloyd Garrison’s abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, are scanned and available for viewing here. This is a rich primary source of abolitionist thought.