Educator Resources for Civil War

The American Civil War was anything but civil. In this BrainPOP movie you’ll learn all about the bloodiest war in the history of the United States. Discover what led up to the Civil War, who was involved, and who led either side. Learn about the major battles and trends of the war, including why the Union forces lost so many battles at first. You’ll also meet some of the major players in the war, including Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Ulysses S. Grant. Finally, you’ll see what happened at the conclusion of this bloody war — and you’ll find out some stats about the horrific number of casualties.