A hilarious, accessible, and most importantly, educational collection of unbelievable but true events and heroes of the Civil War, from the creator of the popular blog, badassoftheweek.com. This thoroughly researched, yet accessible account of the Civil War is a perfect way to get students excited about their studies. From female spies fighting for the Rebel cause to daring cavalry rides deep into enemy territory, Civil War history is filled with fearless figures and incredible events.
Why we like it: Ben Thompson is the history teacher every kid wishes they had. His writing appeals to young learners making this audio recording one for the history books! A great listen for adults too, to help refresh our knowledge of this significant event in our nation’s history.