The Confederate States of America Webquest with Key- This is a 10 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 13 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch several videos about the differing attitudes and beliefs of the soldiers of the Confederacy, compared to the soldiers of the Union. An article containing a brief history of the Confederate States of America is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The economic and political leanings of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis and his government, the inability of the Confederacy to raise revenue and its impact on the war, Confederate soldiers and their beliefs, the value of Confederate railroads, blockade running, and the eventual demise of the Confederacy 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.