- GROWING UP African American. Weinstein, Mike // Appleseeds;Apr2003, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p10
Focuses on problems faced by Afro-American children who lived during the U.S. Civil War from 1861-65. Restrictions on the freedom of the children; Efforts of children and their parents to escape from slavery during the war; Danger posed to children by their fathers' absence during the war.
- African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia. Levenstein, Lisa // OAH Magazine of History;Jan2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p31
The article discusses the experiences of poor African American women who worked to secure public assistance for their families and for other African Americans in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the late 20th century. According to the author, these women's political activism illustrates the...
- Growing Up in Slavery. Weinstein, Mike; Lusted, Marcia Amidon // Appleseeds;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p17
The article reports on the U.S. civil war, which changed the life of the African American children. It states before the war, the African American children were enslaved from the age of 8 or 9 to do jobs like carrying water and picking up stones. It states when the children were 12, they were...
- Ebony Eyes: Teaching about African American Civil War Heroes through Art. Marbley, Aretha Faye; Rouson, Leon; Pratt, Comfort; Manigault, Emily; Phelan, Kathleen // Black History Bulletin;Summer/Fall2010, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p30
The article presents a lesson plan which uses art to teach students about African American Civil War heroes and soldiers.
- National Turning Point. Weisberger, Bernard A. // American Heritage;May/Jun2000, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p70
Focuses on the author's selection of the most overrated and the most underrated national turning points in the United States' history. Victory of the North in the Civil War as the most overrated; Start of Afro Americans' slavery in Jamestown, Virginia as the most underrated.
- Reflections on the way we were. Baker, Tamela // America's Civil War;May2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p27
The article presents an overview of the American History with particular focus on the American Civil War that marked its 150th anniversary. It explores the events of the civil war which trace the history of the American people. It features the anniversary icon which was designed to give a...
- CARRIE'S DIARY. Feldman, Ruth Tenzer // Cobblestone;Feb2005, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p47
Presents an excerpt from the December 1999 issue of "Cobblestone" about a Southern girl who recorded her impressions of the Civil War in the U.S.
- Build bridges with books. Hurst, Carol Otis // Teaching Pre K-8;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p84
Recommends books and other resources that are useful in teaching the American Civil War to middle school students. Picture books; Multimedia; Fiction.
- Did You Know? // Cobblestone;Dec99, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p24
Provides information on famous personalities during the Civil war in the United States.