Ladies, Contraband, and Spies: Women in the Civil War

Pupils use primary sources - diaries, letters, and photographs - to explore the experiences of women in the Civil War. By looking at a series of document galleries, the perspectives of slave women, plantation mistresses, female spies, and Union women emerge. Ultimately, Students examine the human consequences of this war for women.

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Grade
10th - 11th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
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Fine Print