Risking Their Lives for Salt
(SS.4.A.1.1, SS.4.A.5.1, LAFS.4.RI.1.1, LAFS.4.RI.1.2, LAFS.4.RI.1.3, LAFS.4.RI.3.9, LAFS.4.RI.1.1, LAFS.K12.R.1.1)
When supplies were cut off by the war, salt production became a crucial
endeavor for citizens of Florida.
9-12th Grade Lesson Plans
The Battle of Natural Bridge: Evaluating Primary Sources
(SS.912.A.1.1, SS.912.A.1.2, LAFS.910.RH.1.1, LAFS.910.RH.1.2, LAFS.1112.RH.1.1, LAFS.1112.RH.1.2)
The Battle of Natural Bridge, the last major skirmish of the American Civil War in Florida, was fought near present-day Woodville, Florida, on March 6, 1865.
Primary Source Sets
The primary source sets below contain materials integrated into the lesson plans, as well as supplementary documents and photos. Each set is accompanied by a Teacher’s Guide containing brief historical context, teaching suggestions, relevant NGSS and Florida Standards, and links to online resources.
Florida Memory is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.