Civil War

Yankee or Confederate 150 Word R.A.F.T.

  • Role: 1861 Yankee or Confederate
  • Audience: Family member or close friend
  • Format: 150 Word Letter written in 1860
  • Topic: Explain the reasons or causes that have led you to remain a Yankee or Confederate after the War Between the States began in 1861. Do friends and family keep you in the United States or Confederate States? Do political issues sever your ties to the Union? Is the Union or Confederate cause just or unjust?

Learning Target: I can explain how the Emancipation Proclamation changed the Civil War.