The Civil War

essential question

what were the causes, main events, and effects of the Civil War?

The Civil War

Activity 1: The Civil War Paper

On your own write a 3-5 page paper on the Civil War (Sub-headers are encouraged). Your papers should be MLA format and answer the following prompts:

  1. What were the causes of the Civil War?

  2. Differences between the North and South (Agrarian vs industrial; Leaders; soldiers, advantages, and geography)?

  3. What were the key events of the Civil War (major battles, speeches)?

  4. What were the complex consequences of the Civil War (civilians, soldiers, environment, future of warfare, economy, and slavery)?

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