Over 200 Questions of varying levels for all 9 Episodes for Ken Burns Civil War. Topics include Lincoln, Grant, Gettysburg, Sherman, Lee, Clara Barton, Shiloh, slavery, Battle of the Wilderness, and many more. There about 20-25 questions for each episode. About 20 percent of the questions are high level thinking/opinion/discussion type questions.
Here are some examples of questions which are included:
8. By 1860 how many people in America were slaves?
9. Who was William Lloyd Garrison, and what did he say about slavery?
10. What did John Brown attempt to do?
11. Why did historian Ed Bearss say that John Brown was the single most important factor in bringing on the war? Do you think John Brown should have been put to death for treason? Why or why not?
12. Which were the first states to secede from the Union? Do you think the Southern states had a right to secede from the Union? Why or why not?
13. What have you learned about Jefferson Davis?