Kids on the Battlefield

March 2011
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;3/7/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p2
The article discusses the role of children in U.S. history as 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War when Americans fought against each other as southern states decided to secede from the U.S. while northern states led by President Abraham Lincoln fought to keep the nation united.


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