This page hosts supplementary materials
Austin R. Justice, Class Historian
the James Klotter Chapter
Rho KAppa National Social Studies Honor Society
Though perfectly suitable for public enrichment, these materials are supplementary educational items intended for classroom use by Boyd County High School instructors. A majority hereof relate the 19th century United States, and are complimentary to
The Great Courses: The American Civil War - Dr. Gary Gallagher
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The Mr. Lincoln Lecture Series is given by Dr. Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College; Dr. Guelzo is a foremost authority on the American Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. This series is suitable for faculty who are instructing their students on the sociopolitical atmosphere of the War, and/or Lincolnian legacy.
The Blue and the Grey is a 20th century BBC broadcast; though offering some historical context, the primary benefit of this program is to expose students to the sociocultural atmosphere forged via the American Civil War. Notable pieces such as The Battle Cry of Freedom, Battle Hymn of the Republic, and The Bonnie Blue Flag are included alongside lesser known compositions such as Marching Along and Grafted into the Army.
Dr. Charles Branham speaks in this video at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum; it is tailored for instructing students in Lincolnian racial legacy.
This discussion is between three of the most prominent historians of the American Civil War: Dr. Peter Carmichael, Dr. Allen Guelzo, and Dr. James McPherson. Such discourse is recommended for accompanying use in subjects of Lincolnian emancipation, abolition, social egalitarianism, and other such Civil War Era subjects.
In this brief segment, Dr. Guelzo affords a brief overview of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.
A Walk Through the Civil War Lecture Series is a fine introductory piece for your students; the lecture is provided by Dr. Allen Guelzo, Henry R. Luce III Professor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College, impassioned orator and renowned historian.
Ken Burns' Civil War is one of the only non-book works to be awarded the prestigious Lincoln Prize, the highest honor of Civil War historians and Lincoln scholars. Though not satisfactory for serious, in-depth, analytic historiographic study, this series is an intriguing, emotion-stirring account of the conflict.