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Standard 4-6.5

4-6.5 Explain the social, economic, and political effects of the Civil War on the United States.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Woodrow Wilson Family Home | Let's Go!
Woodrow Wilson Family Home | Let's Go!

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The Woodrow Wilson House in Columbia is the only museum in the nation dedicated to telling the story of Reconstruction. Reconstruction - the period after the end of the Civil War - remains one of the...
3D VR - Woodrow Wilson Family Home  | Let's Go!
3D VR - Woodrow Wilson Family Home | Let's Go!

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Located on 1705 Hampton Street, in historic downtown Columbia, South Carolina, this is the home where President Woodrow Wilson spent four years of his childhood. The house was built in 1871, during...
The Impact of the Cotton Gin
The Impact of the Cotton Gin

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Around the world, people wear cotton clothing, and they have done so for thousands of years. However, cotton did not gain popularity in England until the 15th century, due to the prominence of wool in...

Stories from the War | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Stories from the War | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 8 - Stories from the War Mary's Diary Entries (1862) - Mary relays the story of Willie Taylor who claims he saw an apparition of Albert Rhett, who foretold Willie would die...
Jefferson Davis | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Jefferson Davis | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 4 - Jefferson Davis Mary's Diary Entry: June 27, 1861 - Jefferson Davis speaks with Mary of the difficulties the war will bring. Backstory: Both North and South offered...
Sherman’s March | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Sherman’s March | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 10 - Sherman’s March “I’m going to march to Richmond…and when I go through South Carolina it will be one of the most horrible things in the history of the world. The devil...
War Hospitals | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
War Hospitals | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 5 - War Hospitals Mary's Diary Entry: Augsut 1861 - Mary speaks of the pain and misery in the war hospitals. Backstory: Disease was the number one killer of soldiers in the...