Civil War Webquest Bundle

Civil War Webquest Bundle
Civil War Webquest Bundle
Civil War Webquest Bundle
Civil War Webquest Bundle
Civil War Webquest Bundle
Civil War Webquest Bundle
Civil War Webquest Bundle
Civil War Webquest Bundle
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The bundle contains 5 engaging webquests over the significant events, battles, daily life and key leaders of the American Civil War. Students will use kid-friendly websites to answer the questions. I have included answer keys. Please message me if you have any questions.

*Each webquest will take at least one class period to complete.

*The documents can be uploaded to your website or Google Drive; however, please make sure it is password protected.

Webquests included:

Civil War Webquest (45 questions)

Students will learn about the causes, important leaders, battles, and effects of the American Civil War.

Topics/Key Vocabulary:

  • The economy of the North and South
  • Federal government vs. state rights
  • Dred Scott case
  • Conditions of slavery
  • Underground Railroad
  • The reason the Southern states seceded from the Union
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • 13th Amendment
  • Fort Sumter
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the Union and Confederacy
  • African American soldiers
  • First modern war
  • Ironclads
  • Battle of Bull Run
  • Battle of Shiloh
  • Battle of Antietam
  • Battle of Vicksburg
  • Battle of Gettysburg
  • Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant
  • Pickett’s Charge
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Surrender at Appomattox
  • The assassination of Abraham Lincoln
  • Reconstruction


Civil War Battles Webquest (50 questions)

Students will learn about the causes and effects of important battles/events during the Civil War.

Battles/Events:

  • First Battle of Bull Run
  • Battle of Shiloh
  • Battle of Antietam
  • Battle of Fredericksburg
  • Battle of Chancellorsville
  • Battle of Gettysburg
  • Battle of Vicksburg
  • Sherman's "March to the Sea"
  • Appomattox Court House


Civil War Daily Life Webquest (36 questions)

Students will learn about daily life during the Civil War.

Topics/Key Vocabulary:

  • Living Conditions
  • Fighting in the Army
  • Draft
  • Life in the North and South
  • Age Requirements
  • Life as a Soldier
  • Hardships Soldiers Faced During the War
  • Infections and Diseases
  • Amputations
  • Soldier Food (Hardtack)
  • Women During the War
  • Medical Care for the Sick and Wounded
  • Dorothea Dix
  • Clara Barton
  • Spies
  • Children During the Civil War
  • Drummer Boys
  • Johnny Clem
  • Civil War Medicine
  • Field Hospitals
  • Antibiotics

Battle of Antietam Webquest (30 questions)

Students will learn about the causes and effects of the Battle of Antietam. Students will watch a short video clip (3-minutes) as an introduction, and then they will use an internet article from the history.com website to answer the questions.

Topics/Key Vocabulary:

  • Causes of the battle
  • Robert E. Lee
  • George B. McClellan
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Britain and France
  • Reason Lee invaded the Union
  • Lee's battle plans discovered
  • Stonewall Jackson
  • Bloody Lane
  • Casualties
  • McClellan allows Lee to retreat
  • Lincoln removes McClellan from command
  • Union claims victory
  • Republican party
  • Effects of the battle

Battle of Gettysburg Webquest (23 questions)

Students will learn about the causes and effects of the Battle of Gettysburg. Students will watch a short video clip (3 minutes) as an introduction, and then they will use an internet article to answer the questions.

Topics/Key Vocabulary:

  • Robert E. Lee
  • Lee's Invasion Plans
  • George G. Meade
  • Lee's Invasion of the North
  • Britain and France
  • Vicksburg
  • Lincoln Replaces General Hook with General Meade
  • July 1 Fighting
  • Cemetery Hill
  • Ewell Does Not Follow Lee's Orders
  • July 2 Fighting
  • Union Positions from Culp's Hill to Cemetery Ridge
  • Casualties
  • July 3 Fighting
  • Lee Attacks Union Center on Cemetery Ridge
  • George Pickett
  • Pickett's Charge
  • General Meade's Criticism after the Battle
  • Effects of the Battle of Gettysburg

Total Pages
50+
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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