Black Civil War Soldiers Webquest with Key- This is an 8 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 13 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch a video about the famous 54th Massachusetts Regiment and its campaign history from the Civil War. An article with a historical accounting of the struggle of black soldiers who wanted to serve the Union is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The Emancipation Proclamation, the creation of black Union regiments, mistreatment of black soldiers by both he Union and Confederacy, and the proud war record of the black soldiers who served are all covered in this webquest.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.