This assignment contains 6 primary/secondary source documents covering the Civil War.
The sources includes; (1.) Excerpt from Jeffrey W. Coker, Presidents from Taylor through Grant, 1849–1877: Debating the Issues in Pro and Con Primary Documents on the Dred Scott decision. (2.) Excerpt from American History Connecting With the Past concerning the Union's Navy. (3.) Cornelia Hancock, “Letters of Cornelia Hancock,” July 7, 1863 - which discusses her role as a nurse after Gettysburg. (4.) Report by surgeon Charles. S Tipler, medical director of the Army of the Potomac, January 4, 1862. (5.) Plessy v. Ferguson majority opinion by Justice Henry Brown of Michigan. (6.) “Out in the Cold” The Judge, March 22, 1884 - political cartoon concerning voting rights.
Each document has (1-3) questions each to assess student understanding, with a total of 15 questions. This is geared towards US History and APUSH, and is created to introduce material, or review material.