Name _______________________________________________________ Date ______________
Use of Quilts During the Civil War
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- What years did the Civil War occur?
- Using your history book & internet resources, why do you think the Civil War happen?
- What was the Underground Railroad? Did it happen before, during or after the Civil War?
- How is it that quilts may have been an important tool for the success of the Underground Railroad?
- Draw and label 3 different quilt pattern blocks that might have been used to help the Underground Railroad. Label each.
- Would you or would you not conclude that quilts helped cause the Civil War? Support your answer with a reason.