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September, 1998


American Civil War
http://www.americancivilwar.com/civil.html
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12

CONTENT:
Users will find information on many aspects of the American Civil War. Viewers can chat with other visitors at the site about battles and other topics related to the Civil War.

AESTHETICS:
Information is displayed as lists of hyperlinks. Some pages include photos. Most of the text is large-font and easy-to-read.

ORGANIZATION:
Each page has a link back to the home page. Some pages have additional links at the bottom.

REVIEW:
This is a Web site for users searching for a lot of information in one place about the American Civil War. Viewers can follow the Civil War timeline, view state battle maps, read about women in the war, or get details on battles from the alphabetical listing or battle statistics pages. Users interested in communicating with other viewers can participate in chats or post messages at the message board. Students and educators will appreciate the specific information on major players in the War, including Jefferson Davis, Ulysses Grant, and Robert E. Lee. The site includes texts of the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation Proclamation. Users can read about the famous locations and ships of the war, or view online maps. This is a great resource for history teachers and students, and for Civil War buffs.