This is a webpage written by high school teachers for those who teach US history who want to find online content as well as technology that you can use in the classroom.
Here are some orignal documents you might be interested in viewing.http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=/wiu_rhistA National Union League Pledge from Illinois.A Union League is one of a number of organizations established starting in 1862, during the American Civil War to promote loyalty to the Union and the policies of Abraham Lincoln. They were also known as Loyal Leagues. They comprised upper middle class men who supported efforts such as the United States Sanitary Commission, which helped treat wounded soldiers after battle. The Clubs supported the Republican Party, with funding, organizational support, and political activism. The National Union League helped appoint Abraham Lincoln to the Presidency. This particular document is a signed pledge by a constituent, agreeing to give unwavering loyalty to the United States government, and to support its efforts to suppress "The Rebellion, "or the southern states involved in the Confederacy. http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=/wiu_rhist
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