Lead students through the story of the Civil War, exploring the different lifestyles of the North and South; the philosophical, economic, and political realities that divided the nation; and the historical battles that ultimately led to the preservation of the Union. Classroom lessons, activities, and primary sources provide students a comprehensive view of the war that shaped the United States.Copyright 2015. 202 pages, softcover. 8 x 11 inches. Reproducible. Middle School.