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Can't travel to Richmond for your Civil War unit? This plan creates an authentic experience, using primary sources and the essential question: Over What Was the Civil War Fought? Historians examine the Appomattox Marker, the site of Gen. Robert E. Lee's final surrender. Addressing the essential question, individuals create unique markers from primary source research. Sources, worksheets, and discussion prompts included. Try setting up sources as stations, or jigsaw in groups!