The Home Front in the North
Investigate wars from multiple angles: the battles, the people, the society. Readers will learn about the major battles of important wars, their causes and effects, and their significance in the context of the larger war. Exciting, reader-friendly maps, diagrams, and timelines illustrate how the battles were fought. Plus, readers will study the social effects of each war through explorations of life on the home fronts and life on the front lines.
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The Union Is Divided
Economy of the North
Farming in the North
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