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Civil War America's Epic Struggle app review: an in-depth understanding

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Introduction

If you're a student who is currently studying America's Civil War or just somewhat of a history buff we have an app that may be able to help with your learning experience. The Civil War America's Epic Struggle app can be used on your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone is just filled with multimedia information pertaining to the Civil War. The app features 18 different sections of information giving you a true look of the events that took place during that time.

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Civil War America's Epic Struggle

$1.99

A Multimedia Historic Experience

Here's a chance to learn about history through the use of multimedia tools, which only enhances the entire learning process. In the Civil War America’s Epic Struggle app users will be able to browse through the more than 1,000 high-resolution photos, 100 maps that are authentic, over an hour worth of presentations, first-hand accounts, biographies, and text articles. Because of the vast amount of information provided you get a really well-rounded look at history. There are 18 different categories in total and each feature user-friendly navigation tools so that your learning process is never hindered. What's cool is that you can search by any keyword in order to skip to a particular event, person, or time period. You are able to send text and pictures by email, mark items as favorites, and your most recent pages will be stored in your history.

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The app went through a fairly major bug fix earlier this year to ensure stable performance. It has three out of five stars from users sending a message to developers that more improvements are still needed. Keep in mind this app requires iOS 7.0 or later to use.

Learn all about the Civil War years
Learn all about the Civil War years

A Large Amount of Content

One area the Civil War America’s Epic Struggle app isn’t suffering in is in the content as there is no shortage of information. What’s interesting about the content is the fact you’re given such a wide variety of media. It's a wonderful way to find such a large variety without having to spend time searching online for all of it. In that sense the app really excels. Some of the key battles this app covers are Bull Run, Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, West Virginia, and New Orleans.

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Despite the variety of information here I do wish it was displayed in a bit more user-friendly of a manner. Going through the material can feel tedious at times.

The information can be tedious in the way it's displayed
The information can be tedious in the way it's displayed

Civil War America's Epic Struggle

$1.99

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The app features all kinds of multimedia resources
  • Read up on all the biggest battles of the Civil War
  • Search for information by keyword
  • Save information as favorites
  • Send text and pictures by email
  • The app stores your recently viewed pages

Cons

  • The app isn’t very engaging when it comes to the looks
  • Navigation and reading through the information can feel tedious

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Final Thoughts

The Civil War America app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone provides users with a wealth of information; unfortunately, this one isn’t always user-friendly or engaging.

 

Civil War America's Epic Struggle

$1.99
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