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Overcoming Slavery through Civil War

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OvercomingSlaveryJeremy.mp4

Creator:

Jeremy from Mrs. Ange's Classroom


School/Organization:

Owens Cross Roads Elementary, Madison County

Overview:

The Civil War abolishes slavery, but are civil rights given to all? 


Length: 2:41

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (4) Alabama Studies
8. Explain Alabama's economic and military role during the Civil War.
Examples: economic—production of iron products, munitions, textiles, and ships
military—provision of military supplies through the Port of Mobile, provision of an armament center at Selma
  • Recognizing military leaders from Alabama during the Civil War
  • Comparing roles of women on the home front and the battlefront during and after the Civil War
  • Explaining economic conditions as a result of the Civil War, including the collapse of the economic structure, destruction of the transportation infrastructure, and high casualty rates
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    SS2010 (10) United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
    15. Compare congressional and presidential reconstruction plans, including African-American political participation. [A.1.a., A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.i., A.1.k.]
  • Tracing economic changes in the post-Civil War period for whites and African Americans in the North and South, including the effectiveness of the Freedmen's Bureau
  • Describing social restructuring of the South, including Southern military districts, the role of carpetbaggers and scalawags, the creation of the black codes, and the Ku Klux Klan
  • Describing the Compromise of 1877
  • Summarizing post-Civil War constitutional amendments, including the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments
  • Explaining causes for the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson
  • Explaining the impact of the Jim Crow laws and Plessey versus Ferguson on the social and political structure of the New South after Reconstruction
  • Analyzing political and social motives that shaped the Constitution of Alabama of 1901 to determine their long-term effect on politics and economics in Alabama (Alabama)
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