This is one of those “you gotta’ be kidding me” Best lists.
I has quite a few resources on this topic on The Best Sites For Learning About The American Civil War list, but John Kelly’s recent comments caused me to decide it was worth creating a separate “Best” list. I had originally put together similar resources when President Trump made a similarly mistaken commentary (President Trump & The Civil War), but hadn’t anticipated that it would keep on coming up. You can find even more links on that earlier post.
Of course, the “up” side of his mistaken analysis is that the resulting publicity might create more interest among students in learning what really happened. I’ll certainly be bringing up Kelly’s interview when we start learning about the Civil War in January.
Here’s what I have – feel free to suggest other resources:
October 31st is the five-hundredth year anniversary of Martin Luther’s “95 Thesis” (see NPR’s story, The Reformation, 500 Years Later). Though I have some related resources at our ELL World History class blog, I thought I’d share some new materials that can be accessible to English Language Learners:
As part of my end-of-the-year “Best” lists, I always include a listing of the most popular posts from this blog during the first six months. These are the ones that have received the most “hits” from the 1.4 million visitors this blog has received since January 1st.