Essay Topic 1
Discuss the major events leading up to the Civil War and examine the causes.
Essay Topic 2
At the beginning of "Behind Rebel Lines," President Lincoln called for young men to take up arms in support of the Union. Examine the role President Abraham Lincoln had in the Civil War, even before he was sworn into office.
Essay Topic 3
Take two Generals, one from the Union Army and the other from the Confederate Army, discussed in "Behind Rebel Lines." Compare their styles of leadership and achievements.
Essay Topic 4
Choose two of the battles discussed in "Behind Rebel Lines" and compare the events leading up to the battle, the obstacles encountered, casualties, and the result of the battle.
Essay Topic 5
Discuss the role that field hospitals served in the Civil War and compare it with the city hospitals' role, such as the ones described during Emma's furlough.
Essay Topic 6
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