The Emancipation Proclamation Webquest with Key-This is an 8 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 17 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch a video about the Emancipation Proclamation and its powerful impact on American history. An article with a historical accounting of the proclamation is also required reading before beginning the webquest. Lincoln's hesitancy to free the slaves at the outbreak of war, the value of slaves to the Southern economy, the use of freed slaves in the American Army, the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation following the Battle of Antietam, and the passage of the 13th amendment, are all topics covered 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.