Slavery & The Civil War – Videos & Activities
13th Amendment on Display
Appropriate Grades: 1–4
In this educational video, students learn about the 13th amendment to the United States Constitution and see a rare copy of the document on loan to the New York Historical Society.
Source: VOA video on youtube.com
Length: 2 minutes 5 seconds
Slavery and Secession
Appropriate Grades: 5–8
In this Channel One News segment about the Civil War, students will learn about the role slavery played in Georgia's decision to secede from the Union.
Source: Channel One News on youtube.com
Length: 4 minutes 16 seconds
Turning Point: The Civil War
Appropriate Grades: 9-12
In this History Channel video, students will learn about the Emancipation Proclamation and how it became a turning point in the Civil War.
Source: History Channel on youtube.com
Length: 3 minutes 19 seconds