Causes of the civil war webquest worksheet



Download 23.14 Kb.
Date conversion29.04.2016
Size23.14 Kb.
CAUSES OF THE CIVIL WAR WEBQUEST WORKSHEET

Read the questions and go to the website to find the correct answer. Write the answer in the blank provided.

Define the following terms:
http://www.yourdictionary.com/underlying

Underlying cause-

http://www.answers.com/topic/immediate-cause

Immediate cause-

Why was slavery used in the United States?

http://www.slaveryinamerica.org/history/hs_es_overview.htm

What was a Cotton Gin and what effect did it have on slavery in the South?

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/cotton-gin-patent/


As our nation expanded during the 1800s the issue of expanding or limiting slavery in the United States was a key issue. Explain how each of the Compromises listed dealt with the issue of slavery.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/lincolns/politics/es_shift.html

o Missouri Compromise 1820-

o Compromise of 1850-


o The Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854-


What effect did the Dred Scott Supreme Court case have on Dred Scott’s freedom and on the

Missouri Compromise?

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/E/dred_scott/scott03.htm


What is an Abolitionist?

http://history1800s.about.com/od/1800sglossary/g/abolitdef.htm

Who was William Lloyd Garrison and what was his newspaper about?

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1561.html

What was the purpose of the Underground Railroad?

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2944.html

What contribution did Harriet Tubman make to the Abolitionist movement and how much

would be paid for her capture?

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1535.html


What was the new political party that was formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 17,

1856 and what political goals were stated in their platform?

http://www.ushistory.org/gop/origins.htm

Who said, "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this Great War!”

http://www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org/life/#war

Who is the little woman?-

What is the name of the book and how could it be blamed for a war?


Who was John Brown and what did he do on October 16th 1859?

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/reform/brown_2

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/reform/brown_2

What happened to John Brown?

Presidential elections can have a great effect on our nation.

http://www.eagleton.rutgers.edu/e-gov/e-politicalarchiveCivilWar1.htm


What party and person won the election of 1860?-


What was the South’s response to the election?-

What was the immediate cause of the Civil War?

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm117.html

Define the following terms:

http://www.birdseyeviews.org/tr-middle-03.php


Political-
Economic-

Social-


The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2016
send message

    Main page