Who started the Civil War?: Comparing perspectives on the causes of the war

Students read an introduction to the Civil War from the perspective of a Confederate Spy. For this Civil War perspective lesson, students research on primary source documents online find evidence to refute or support various perspectives on the cause of the war. Students write the causes of the Civil War based on their research.

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Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
United States History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research