Your assignment is to create a wiki page detailing a specific event and its impact on the Civil War. Your information should include: enough background to the event, people involved and connection to the civil war.


  • Collaborative effort where several participants have contributed. Each person brings their strengths and contributes things that they are good at to the project.
  • Visual appeal Graphics are used and add to the message. Graphics are not distracting and used to further explain a topic.
  • Organization
  • Hyperlinks to sources. An effective wiki hyperlinks sources and gives reader additional information about the topic.
  • Depth and understanding. The content should be written by the student and should show a good depthh of understanding and knowledge.