The purpose of this mini-unit is to introduce the set-up between the North and South at the beginning of the Civil War. The article goes into the advantages and disadvantages that both sides faced and how that influenced the war as it progressed. Students will read and analyze these advantages and disadvantages and compare/contrast them on an accompanying worksheet.
Included in this unit:
Reading Check/Comprehension Questions
Extra Credit question about Walt Whitman
Keywords: Civil War, Informational Text, Compare/Contrast