The following collection of worksheets examines significant individuals, events, and reasons behind the American Civil War. Your students will learn about the political stances of the northern and southern states, key battles and extended campaigns, important political decisions, famous speeches and documents, and more. There is even a fascinating worksheet on the different names given to the conflict, and how they reflect the perspectives of the groups using them. Answer keys have been provided.
Fun Fact: March 8, 1862 saw the first instance of two ironclad warships meeting in battle - the Monitor and the Merrimack. Tactically, it is considered to be a draw.