[SS2010] ALA (4) 9 :
9 ) Analyze political and economic issues facing Alabama during Reconstruction for their impact on various social groups.
Examples: political—military rule, presence of Freedmen's Bureau, Alabama's readmittance to the Union
economic—sharecropping, tenant farming, scarcity of goods and money
Interpreting the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
Identifying African Americans who had an impact on Alabama during Reconstruction in Alabama
Identifying major political parties in Alabama during Reconstruction
[SS2010] USS5 (5) 11 :
11 ) Identify causes of the Civil War, including states' rights and the issue of slavery.
Describing the importance of the Missouri Compromise, Nat Turner's insurrection, the Compromise of 1850, the Dred Scott decision, John Brown's rebellion, and the election of 1860
Recognizing key Northern and Southern personalities, including Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Joseph Wheeler (Alabama)
Describing social, economic, and political conditions that affected citizens during the Civil War
Identifying Alabama's role in the Civil War (Alabama)
Examples: Montgomery as the first capital of the Confederacy, Winston County's opposition to Alabama's secession (Alabama)
Locating on a map sites important to the Civil War
Examples: Mason-Dixon Line, Fort Sumter, Appomattox, Gettysburg, Confederate states, Union states (Alabama)
Explaining events that led to the conclusion of the Civil War
[SS2010] USS5 (5) 12 :
12 ) Summarize successes and failures of the Reconstruction Era.
Evaluating the extension of citizenship rights to African Americans included in the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States
Analyzing the impact of Reconstruction for its effect on education and social institutions in the United States
Examples: Horace Mann and education reform, Freedmen's Bureau, establishment of segregated schools, African-American churches
Explaining the black codes and the Jim Crow laws
Describing post-Civil War land distribution, including tenant farming and sharecropping