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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150

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PACivilWar150.com

Type ? Resource Title
S Media & Communications
S Newspapers
S Bringing news to the home front
S New tools for communication

Other websites

Type ? Resource Title
P Newspapers of the day
S The First Transcontinental Telegraph System Was Completed. October 24, 1861
  The Time of the Lincolns: A Rising Nation
T, P Letters, Telegrams, and Photographs Illustrating Factors that Affected the Civil War

Key: [to letter or symbol designation]
S Secondary source, able to be read by secondary level student
P Primary source. For a good primer on how to teach with primary sources, go to Smithsonian's Teaching with Primary Sources
T Teaching material and lesson plan, background reading on a more scholarly level
I Interactive or multi-media that a student can use directly
V Place to visit or event to attend

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