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The Civil War (A True Book)

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Learn facts about the Civil War, including stories from important battles and how leaders like Abraham Lincoln influenced the outcome.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Scholastic
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Aug 21, 2016 Sherry rated it really liked it
This is the first book I have read in this A True Book Series. This one provided a nice overview, really a quick snapshot of the Civil War. The graphs, maps, and photos were well placed and the text, though simple, attempted to explore complex issues. I plan to get more of the books in the series for my classroom as they are an engaging way to broaden students' general knowledge.
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This was a biography about the Civil War. This is a great historical text with lots of information and details about the War. The book starts with a "Find the Truth" page where it ask students true or false questions about the certain events that happened during this era. There is a table of contents as well as resources, glossary, index, statistics, and a note about the author. The book details the causes of the Civil War, battle of Gettysburg, the Aftermath and events that took place after the ...more
May 03, 2016 Dad rated it really liked it
I wanted a brief overview of the Civil War. This was a terrible war. It was brought on by the tensions of two different lifestyles. The South depended upon slavery to produce cotton. The North's industrial might produced many goods.
I learned that the tariff wars in the first half of the 1800's was a result of this. The North wanted high tariffs to keep cheap English manufactured products out of the market. The South sold their cotton to England and wanted low tariffs so they could buy English m
Mar 02, 2014 Sarah rated it it was amazing
I enjoy reading about the Civil War. I have read several books both for children and adults. I still learned some interesting facts about the Civil War that I have not come across in my other readings.
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