Secession of the Confederacy Webquest with Key- This is a 10 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 14 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch a video about the deep division that existed in America in the mid nineteenth century. An article with a historical accounting of the struggle between the slave states and the free states is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The differing economies of the North and South, the abolition movement, The Kansas Conflict, the emergence of the Republican Party, the election of Abraham Lincoln, and the role of patriotism are all examined in this assignment.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.