The following lesson plans have been provided by teachers who have attended either the Civil War Institute or the Gilder Lehrman Institute as scholarship recipients. The aim of these lesson plans is to assist teachers, throughout the nation, in finding new and creative ways to bring the Civil War into their classrooms.  Choose a category below or from the menu on the left. More information on the annual Civil War Institute summer conference. More information on the Gilder Lehrman Institute.

African Americans
Battles and Military
Civil War - Other
Confederacy
Culture
Abraham Lincoln