Research Websites


Dear Historian,

Below are a number of websites you may use to help you collect evidence. Your goal is to find an example of a way that that your chosen civil rights leader helped gain education, social and legal equality. You may use these websites and/or find on your own.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Rosa Parks

Malcolm X


Link to webpage on Classwork

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Pre-reading Exercise.


GROUP A: You are a women that works both in and outside of the home. You give all of your earnings to your husband and pay taxes to the government. You are NOT allowed to vote because you are a women. You will research and write on opinions IN SUPPORT of women  having the right to vote.

GROUP B: What is wrong with your fellow women folks? They know a woman’s place is in the home. To place the right to vote over her duties as a wife is irresponsible. You will research and write on opinions AGAINST women having the right to vote.

GROUP C: You and your wife work in harmony. She has influence in the family setting and should have a say-so in what happens to our government. You will research and write on opinions IN SUPPORT of women having the right to vote.

GROUP D: The right to vote has reared it’s ugly head again! A woman is a decorative accessory for a man and needs to remember her place in society. You will research and write on opinions AGAINST women having the right to vote.


If your group favors women voting, revisit the following websites:

  1. NARA The National Archives Experience
  2. An American Time Capsule Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
  3. 1893 Women Suffrage
  4. African American Suffrage
  5. Argument -Pro
  6. Catt –Speech
  7. Picture of voters
  8. Protest Program
  9. Protest Speech

10. The Woman’s Bible (Reason) American Treasures of the Library of Congress

11. Women’s Suffrage The Early Leaders Manuscript Division

If your group is against women voting, revisit the following websites

Study Guide Unit III/ Questions



Happy Sunday Students,

Sorry about the tardiness of this post. I did not have access to internet for the past few days. Any questions you have about the Study guide may be asked here. Students, do not be afraid to answer a a teammates question. Later tonight I will check back.

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Mr. Mogg


What does secession mean?

Reasons for Southern Secession.

Election of 1860

Abraham Lincoln’s victory

New Technologies

Transportation, communication, weapons

Army Life

Horrors and Conditions

Advantages vs. Disadvantages

North Vs. South (2)

Emancipation Proclamation

What did it do?

What did it not do?

Civil War Battles

(3) Battles  and why they are important.

The Appomattox Courthouse

Why is it important?

Civil War Leaders



 Label all the states in 1865





Homework 1/14 – Civil War Battles

Write a letter to a teammate describing (3) major battles in the civil war. Also be sure to describe the South’s Surrender. Make sure that you write 15 complete and descriptive sentences.

Homework 1/8 – Classroom Expectations

What are our classroom expectations? Why are they important?  Write 12 complete and concise sentences explaining this.

If you are doing this in your journal: Explain what the classroom expectations are and why they are important. You must write 12 complete and concise sentences. Also make sure that you skip lines and circle the periods.

Homework 12/19 – Civil War Technologies

Civil War Medics - ImageWhat new technologies were used in the Civil War? How did they help each side? Besides mini balls, what were other reasons for the high mortality rates? Be sure to make your answers high quality and thoughtful.

Homework 12/17 – Deaths During The Civil War


Write a letter explaining why the death toll was so high during the civil war. Your letter needs to be 15 sentences.This letter does not need to be to a specific person. Be sure to make your sentences complete and concise.

Advantages and Disadvantages of the North and South

ImageHWBAT assess the advantages and disadvantages of the North and South

Imagine that you are living in the United States on July 22, 1861. The Battle of Bull Run (or if youlive in the South, the Battle of Manassas) has just happened yesterday. It is now obvious to both sides that the war will not be over in just a few days. Using the table of advantages and disadvantages that we created yesterday, write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper explaining which side you think will win the war.

You may write from the point of view of either a Northerner or a Southerner, and you do notnecessarily have to argue for your country’s side (i.e. you could write from the point of view of a Northerner who thinks the South will win). Your letter must be at least 2 paragraphs  long. The letter must not only explain why you think the North or South will win, but also why you think the other side will lose.

Please make sure your paragraphs are formatted in this way:

  • Topic Sentence (Will or will not win the war)
  •  Supporting sentence one
  •   Supporting sentence two
  •   Supporting sentence three
  •   Concluding sentence

Homework 12/13 – North and South Advantages

Write a letter to Mr.Campbell telling the advantages and disadvantages of the North and South. Your letter must be 12 complete sentences.