Resources for American Crucible

The young adult historical series American Crucible is based on actual people living in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, before, during, and after the famous battle. To learn more about the historical context of each chapter, use the links below.

Learning Activities for American Crucible


Chapter 0

Chapter 1: Commitment

Chapter 2: Runaway

Chapter 3: Past Due

Chapter 4: McAllister’s Mill

Chapter 5: Flight

Chapter 5.1: Internal Silence

Chapter 5.2: You Were Holding Them in Bondage

Chapter 6: Penny Candy

Chapter 7: A Business I Can Do

Chapter 8: Old Enough to Drive a Plow

Chapter 9: Sallie Myers and the Beauty of the Earth

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