Why Did the North Fight?
| K-12 Objectives
Needed | Procedures
| Assessment | Standards
Students will be able to search for specific topics in
primary sources and determine their relevancy to the given topic.
Students will be able to evaluate different interpretations
of causes for Northern entry into the Civil War.
- Students will be select reasons for Northern entry into the Civil War and
defend their selections with reasons based on the primary sources they have
Worksheets and Background Material listed in Procedure:
National History Standards:
Standards in Historical Thinking
2: Historical Comprehension
3: Historical Analysis and Interpretation
4: Historical Research Capabilities
Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction
11.6: The student will analyze the causes and effects of major events of
the Civil War and Reconstruction
11.17: The student will develop skills for historical analysis
Center for Technology and Teacher Education,
University of Virginia. This module created by
Anthony P. Dralle of the University of Virginia.