For Teachers- Inquire About a “Virtual Visit” to Your Classroom

150 YEARS AGO –

THE CLOSING MONTHS OF THE CIVIL WAR CHANGED AMERICA FOREVER

Dear Teachers,

Once again, New York Times bestselling author KENNETH C. DAVIS will offer a limited number of free classroom Skype sessions, subject to his availability, focusing on the final days of the Civil War. Among other topics, Davis can discuss:

-the last months of fighting, especially in and around Petersburg, Virginia

-the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the pursuit of his assassins

Abraham Lincoln (November 1863) Photo by Alexander Gardner

Abraham Lincoln (November 1863) Photo by Alexander Gardner

-the immediate aftermath of the war and what Reconstruction meant

-the role of African Americans in the Union army and the myth of enslaved people fighting for the Confederacy

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These SKYPE sessions will be available between mid-March through the end of April 2015.The sessions usually last between 45 minutes-1 hour. During the Skype session, Kenneth Davis will briefly speak to the students and then invite their questions.

Please use the Contact button to request a session. Make sure to include your school name, location, grade level and class size. Multiple class sessions are welcome.

AND COMING IN MAY 2015…

THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF AMERICA AT WAR: Untold Tales from Yorktown to FallujahHH Cover