by Katherine Fountain, University Of Mississippi
Ellen Heaton, University Of Mississippi

A Civil War Webquest exploring the North vs. the South, women in the war, and important people during the Civil War.

Introduction

This webquest, designed for a 4th grade class, will lead students to discover key events, and the effects of the Civil War with emphasis on the economic differences between the North and the South.  The students will look at how the civil war affected women, what life on the battlefront, and on the home front was like, as well as learn about some of the major leaders on both the North and the South sides of the war. This web quest will introduce and inform students on the events that happened in the Civil War, which helped to form our nation!