Pop the Petition

Petitions were written on behalf of survivors by respected members of the community who could read and write. Having sat in the County Court, you are now all experts in how to win money. You are now going to have a go at writing your own petition!

Civil War Survivors

Choose one of the Civil War survivors using the buttons below

The County Court could sit again and consider all the new petitions. The class will use the judges' score sheet again and vote on who receives money. Were you successful?