Category Archives: Civil War Era

Team Martinez Visits Carnton Plantation & McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee (2016

         Carnton Plantation is located in Franklin, Tennessee. The sprawling farm and its buildings played an important role during and immediately after the Battle of Franklin during the American Civil War.   Portrait of the Battle of Franklin John McGavock was 46 when … Continue reading

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Frederick Douglass – Fourth of July Oration (1852) Primary Source Analysis with Questions

    Frederick Douglass “Fourth of July Oration” July 5, 1852 The lengthy and poignant speech is divided into three lesson activities complete with analysis questions. Click on the links below to download the primary source documents with reading questions. … Continue reading

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Civil War Contraband -Primary Source Image Analysis Activity

Primary Source Image Analysis Activity with Analysis Questions:     Images source: Library of Congress: African American Odyssey Click on the link below to download the activity: Civil War Contraband Image Analysis Activity

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