To explore an area that interests you and put it into historical context

OBJECTIVE: To explore an area that interests you and put it into historical context. INSTRUCTIONS: Choose a topic of your choice and write 1-3 paragraphs about how that subject relates to the Civil War or Reconstruction Era. For example: clothing styles: What were popular fashions for women in the south before the Civil War?

To explore an area that interests you and put it into historical context

OBJECTIVE: To explore an area that interests you and put it into historical context.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose a topic of your choice and write 1-3 paragraphs about how that subject relates to the Civil War or Reconstruction Era. For example: clothing styles: What were popular fashions for women in the south before the Civil War? See the attached sheet for ideas on topics that other students have done. If you do not see a topic here that interests you, choose something else!

‘INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT’
INSTRUCTIONS: CHOOSE ONE OF THE TOPICS LISTED BASED ON YOUR PERSONAL INTEREST AND WRITE ONE PARAGRAPH AS AN ANSWER AS IT RELATES TO THE MODULE THEME:

1. Firstly, MEDICINE (humans or animals!)/HEALTHCARE/DISEASE/MENTAL HEALTHCARE.

2. Secondly, SPORTS/GAMES/LEISURE

3. Thirdly, FOOD/BEVERAGE/AGRICULTURE

4. Fourthly, MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT/RECREATION/DANCE

5. Further, MILITARY WARS/BATTLES/TACTICS/WEAPONRY

6. Additionally, GOVERNMENT/POLITICAL STRUCTURES/POLITICAL FIGURES (Kings, Czars, Presidents, etc)

7. Also, WOMEN/GENDER ISSUES

8. Further, IMMIGRATION AND IMMIGRANT GROUPS

9. Furthermore, LGBT ISSUES

10. Besides, RELIGION/SUPERSTITION/CULTURAL BELIEFS

11. Also, BUSINESS/MONEY/ECONOMICS/WORK/JOBS

12. Additionally, AFRICA AND/OR AFRICAN-AMERICANS

13. Also, FASHION/JEWELRY/HAIRSTYLES/SHOES

14. Furthermore, WEATHER/CLIMATE

15. Besides, EDUCATION/LEARNING

16. SCIENCE and FAMOUS SCIENTISTS: TECHNOLOGY/INVENTIONS/MATHEMATICS, CHEMISTRY, ASTRONOMY, ETC

17. ART AND ARTISTS/ARCHITECTURE

18. HISTORY OF ASIA/RUSSIA/NORSE/ITALIAN/SCANDANAVIAN CULTURE, etc – any country….

19. Furthermore, DOMESTICATED OR WILD ANIMALS (horses, dogs, coyote, cats, birds, etc.)

20. THE ENVIRONMENT/NATURE

21. Further, TRANSPORTATION

22. FAMILY AND CHILDREN

23. LAW

24. Also, SECRET ORGANIZATIONS/CONSPIRACY THEORIES/OCCULT

25. Additionally, LITERATURE/WRITERS

26. Also, CITY LIFE/RURAL LIFE

27. ‘ROGUE’ POPULATIONS/SCANDALS (pirates, etc)

28. AFTERLIFE AND DEATH RITUALS/BELIEFS

29. Moreover, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

30. PERSONAL HYGIENE

31. FAMOUS PEOPLE/BIOGRAPHY

32. NATIVE POPULATIONS

33. Also, EXPLORERS AND THE EXPLORATION OF NEW LANDS, THE OCEANS, AND SPACE

34. Lastly, PEOPLE OF SPANISH ORIGIN/FRENCH ORIGIN/GERMAN ORIGIN, ETC.

35. Finally, OTHER: IT’S UP TO YOU!

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