Use these online Elementary U.S. and American History videos entitled America Staying One Nation to study America through the times of the Civil War and Reconstruction and the taming of the Wild West.
Use these 5 online educational videos to witness the staying power of a young America through the turbulent times of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the taming of the Wild West. Learn why the North, South, and West argued over the issues of tariffs, slavery, and states rights. Compare the strengths of the Union and the Confederacy at the beginning of the Civil War and learn what life was like for both soldiers and civilians. Examine the reasons why Reconstruction failed and the problems involved in rebuilding the South after the Civil War. See how the geography of the West affected its settlement and how America's westward expansion destroyed the Native Americans way of life.