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Education :: Course Descriptions

SPECIAL EXHIBITION:

An Irrepressible Conflict:
The Empire State in the Civil War


Program Duration: 45 minutes
Grade Level: 7th - 12th Grades
Availability: Sept 24, 2012 - Sept 20, 2013

The Empire State in the Civil War
The presentation of this exhibition by our educators will raise public awareness of New York State's pivotal role in the American Civil War.  This 45 minute walking tour covers three distinct areas including; Antebellum New York, The Civil War 1961 to 1965 and The Legacy of War.  There will also be 10 to 15 minute Q&A and visit the Civil War hands-on exploration station, at the end of the tour.
NYS Standards: MST 4, 5; SS 1,3,4

Registration for this course begins September 5, 2012.

 

Civil War Educational Materials

Classroom Materials:
Download this packet of Civil War Exhibition materials for pre- and post-visit classroom activities.
Empire State in the Civil War Packet (pdf 11mb)

Stoddard Website

Virtual Tour of the Exhibition:
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/civilwar

Stoddard Website


Virtual Tour Classroom Materials:
Download this packet of review questions drawn directly from the on-line Virtual Tour of this exhibit.
Empire State in the Civil War Virtual Tour Packet (pdf 11mb)


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