ALEX Learning Activity Resources

ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [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
Subject: Social Studies (5)
Title: Inside the Reconstruction Era

This video can be used as an introduction or closing into the study of the Reconstruction Era (1865-1877). This video will provide students with key terms such as carpetbaggers, 13th amendment, 14th amendment, and 15th amendment.

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