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Upper Elementary: 5th Civil War

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Reference Resources: Encyclopedias

An encyclopedia is a book or digital collection of factual summaries (short articles) on many subjects listed in alphabetical order.  Below are links to online encyclopedias for elementary schools.

Mrs. Gittes

Mrs. Ellen Gittes

Databases for Civil War Research

database is an organized, collection of information. Databases come in many forms and uses. The ones below contain factual articles useful for elementary student research.

eBooks: Civil War topics

eBooks, or electronic books, are books made available in digital form and viewable on electronic devices.

Primary Sources: Civil War

A primary source is a first-hand account or original source of information.

Databases of Biographies

More Civil War Websites

Videos: Civil War

Lincoln at Gettysburg