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FROM-- SET FIVE, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

Topic 28:  Civil War Technologies PART ONE



 
 
 
Spencer Repeater Rifle
 

. . . The Repeating Rife and the Civil War
A Part of my Civil War War & Weapons Activity

 


The Decisive factor in the North winning the Civil War
 
Click Here to go the Students Repeater Rifle Jobs' Page

Can you imagine having a large army coming at you and you have one shot with your rifle.  In order to shoot again you have to stop, reload and then prepare to shoot.  It was pretty well equal on the Civil War 1860's battlefield . . . Until . . .  the repeating rifle was invented and mass produced.

This activity will introduce the man who invented the repeating rifle and how it happened.

Answer all the questions on the Activity Sheet concerning this activity.

REPEATER RIFLE RESOURCES:

 

The Spencer Repeating Rifle
Breechloader Rifles
 

Civil War Weapons & Inventions Page

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