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The Last Full Measure

101 Keys to Understanding the American Civil War

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


The Last Full Measure: 101 Keys to Understanding the American Civil War, is a Middle School/High School electronic textbook for iBooks on the Apple iPad. Written by history teacher Brian Hurd, the book features descriptions of 101 essential events, people, places, and concepts of the Civil War, and is copiously illustrated with high resolution pictures and maps, each including audio captions of interesting facts and little-known details of the war.

Each section of the text includes review questions for students. Students can also access all iBooks Textbook features, including review cards of student notes and glossary entries.


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Customer Reviews

The work of a master teacher

In "The Last Full Measure" a master classroom teacher breaks down the Civil War into 101 people, places, events, and concepts. Each section includes audio narration of interesting facts and/or little-known details about the American Civil War. There are also extensive glossary entries, study cards, and review questions. This is an ideal text for middle-school students and above.

Learning the Civil War is easy and engaging

This iBook breaks the Civil War down into very straight-forward sections that each include engaging audio and visuals. The Civil War had a ton of complex events and the style of this book made them individually come to life while presenting a comprehensive view of the Civil War. I recommend that anybody teaching a Civil War unit check this one out!

The Last Full Measure
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  • $1.99
  • Level: Grades 7 and Above
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: United States
  • Published: Mar 12, 2012
  • Publisher: Zoomable Media Inc.
  • Seller: Zoomable Media, Inc.
  • Print Length: 160 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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