In the Civil War, both the Union and the Confederacy raced to build armored, steam-powered warships that were the ancestors of today's navies. Meet the people behind and aboard the "ironclads"&;and relive the famous 1862 battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack. Also included Comprehensive teacher guide, historical overview, glossary, timeline, complete lesson plans, and program script.
DVD for students
Story of Union and Confederate soldiers aboard the Monitor and the Merrimack
Three 8-minute dramatic reenactment video segments
Includes teaching materials
Approximately 30 minutes