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The Valley of the Shadow

Rating: 5 stars
Used in Course: Used in course
Submitted by: Don Mercy (Student), Oct 19, 2003
Comment: Valley of the Shadows is a web site that deals with primary resources to tell
the story of two towns before, during, and after the Civil War. The wealth of
knowledge that history enthusiasts can gain from this web site is incredible.
The primary information seems endless. Examining the primary information is a
rewarding experience that is made easy with the wealth of information that is
available. The interactivity creates an excellent learning experience for
visual learners.

Technical Remarks:

The maps clearly excel with technical value. The web site is a work of art when
you consider the development of the overall plan of the site. The site map is
unique and easy to use. The information that is available from the site is
clearly laid in such a way that you don?t feel overwhelmed or confused. The
lesson plans that are available will make this work of art, easy to use in a
classroom. The site is geared more for college but those in the secondary
schools that can take the time to analyze the information may be able to use the
material. The web site can be used over and over again to find valuable
information for any topic that deals with this time period.