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U.S. history apps that are "revolutionizing" education. I have the Civil War App, and it is so amazing it is hard to describe! It is based on a day by day exploration into what was happening...includes letters from both northern and southern people involved in the war, newspaper articles and more. It is a treasure of primary source materials!

U.S. history apps that are "revolutionizing" education. I have the Civil War App, and it is so amazing it is hard to describe! It is based on a day by day exploration into what was happening...includes letters from both northern and southern people involved in the war, newspaper articles and more. It is a treasure of primary source materials!

The US Capitol, Washington, DC as it appeared in 1861. Today (12 April) is the day in 1861 when Confederate artillery opened fire on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, ushing 4 years of civil war in America. By 1865, approx. 625,000 Amercians had perished as a result of the war. This was the deadliest war in American history.

The US Capitol, Washington, DC as it appeared in 1861. Today (12 April) is the day in 1861 when Confederate artillery opened fire on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, ushing 4 years of civil war in America. By 1865, approx. 625,000 Amercians had perished as a result of the war. This was the deadliest war in American history.

John F. Kennedy as a member of the US Navy in the Solomon Islands in 1943.

John F. Kennedy as a member of the US Navy in the Solomon Islands in 1943.

Chief White Bull: 1849 – 1947. He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter. He had taken part in at least 20 battles, against the US Army and other tribes. White Bull was shot on two occasions, in addition to other injuries received in battle, he also underwent the torturous Sun Dance more than once.

Chief White Bull: 1849 – 1947. He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter. He had taken part in at least 20 battles, against the US Army and other tribes. White Bull was shot on two occasions, in addition to other injuries received in battle, he also underwent the torturous Sun Dance more than once.

The oldest known photograph of the Alamo in 1849 in San Antonio, Texas. It's a daquerreotype photo. It was taken 13 years after the battle. This photograph is located at the University of Austin in the center of American history.

The oldest known photograph of the Alamo in 1849 in San Antonio, Texas. It's a daquerreotype photo. It was taken 13 years after the battle. This photograph is located at the University of Austin in the center of American history.

Annie Moore a 14 year old Irish girl was the first passenger registered at Ellis Island January 1, 1892 which was also her 15 birthday. She was from county Cork Ireland

Annie Moore a 14 year old Irish girl was the first passenger registered at Ellis Island January 1, 1892 which was also her 15 birthday. She was from county Cork Ireland

Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States (Confederacy) during the Civil War.  White House of Confederacy was in Richmond, Virginia.

Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States (Confederacy) during the Civil War. White House of Confederacy was in Richmond, Virginia.

John F. Kennedy gives a speech while standing on a kitchen chair in Logan County, West Virginia, 1960. via Time Life's collection of Classic Photos from the Campaign Train

John F. Kennedy gives a speech while standing on a kitchen chair in Logan County, West Virginia, 1960. via Time Life's collection of Classic Photos from the Campaign Train

"The original White House of the Confederacy holds many Davis family possessions." "Built between 1832 and 1835, this Montgomery building was occupied by Jefferson Davis and his family while the government of the Confederacy was being organized."

15 State Guide to Civil War Sesquicentennial Travel

"The original White House of the Confederacy holds many Davis family possessions." "Built between 1832 and 1835, this Montgomery building was occupied by Jefferson Davis and his family while the government of the Confederacy was being organized."

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