Civil War: How far were women's lives changed by the Civil War?

This lesson gets students to compare the experiences of women during the Civil War with the expectations of their gender. Students look at extracts from conduct books to look at expectations of women before the Civil War, then three examples of women during the Civil War. Chances for source work. Lesson includes challenge tasks and key word boxes.



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Created: Jun 20, 2019

Updated: Jul 4, 2019

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