Challenge your students to think critically about history with these essay questions. A brief overview of five major events of the 1860s is presented – the Māori in New Zealand, advancements in chemistry, Canadian confederation & the sale of Alaska, the south-to-north race across Australia, and the US transcontinental railroad & the Suez Canal. Each event is followed by essay questions to encourage reflection. Notebooking pages are also included. Download yours free today.