Use this interactive activity to test your knowledge of the Civil War. Between 1861-1862, several battles were fought that would greatly influence the outcome of the war. Learn who controlled each state during this time, and some of the prominent people involved in each battle. Click each area on the map and see if you can fill in the blanks with the correct word.
The first half of a detailed two-year survey of the history of the United States, this course takes students from the arrival of the first people in North America through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Lessons integrate topics in geography, civics, and economics. Building on the award-winning series A History of US, the course guides students through critical episodes in the story of America. Students investigate Native American civilizations; follow the path of European exploration and colonization; assess the causes and consequences of the American Revolution; examine the Constitution and the growth of the new nation; and analyze what led to the Civil War and its aftermath.