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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): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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...
The Civil War Begins | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
The Civil War Begins | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 2 - The Civil War Begins Mary's Diary Entry: April 8, 1861 - Mary speaks of the beginning of the Civil War in Charleston. Her husband was the first to make contact with Fort...
Meeting John Darby | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Meeting John Darby | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 3 - Meeting John Darby Mary's Diary Entry: May 25, 1861 - Mary’s interactions with John Darby show the volatility of both sides in the Civil War. Backstory: One New York...