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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


Commerce & Industry

General Context

Type ? Resource Title
S Industry and commerce
S Coal & iron industries
S Railroads
S Labor
S Consequences
S Politics and Government
S Home Front
S Immigration
S PA’s role
S Technology
S Basics
P Artifact: Artillery: Alleghany Arsenal

Other websites

Type ? Resource Title
  The Time of the Lincolns: A Rising Nation
T Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War: Podcast
V National Civil War Museum School Programs
I Beyond Face Value: Online exhibition

Key: [to letter or symbol designation]
S Secondary source, able to be read by secondary level student
P Primary source. For a good primer on how to teach with primary sources, go to Smithsonian's Teaching with Primary Sources
T Teaching material and lesson plan, background reading on a more scholarly level
I Interactive or multi-media that a student can use directly
V Place to visit or event to attend

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