Was "Reconstruction" (1865-1877) successful? From whose perspective?
Based on Chapter 14 of the TextbookClass NotesClass ActivitiesEssential Questions1. Should the South be punished or forgiven?2. How were the "Black Codes" an attempt for the former Confederate States to circumvent the 13th Amendment?3. Provide specific evidence that President Andrew Johnson and the "Radical Republicans" who controlled Congress disliked each other.4. In what ways did the Freedmens Bureau attempt to help former slaves?5. How did the 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution help the USA become a "more perfect union"?6. Did the Compromise of 1877 make the Civil War a draw instead of a victory for the North?7. How did the Jim Crow Laws circumvent the 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution?8. Compare and contrast slaves and sharecroppers9. Why do many consider the Plessy v Ferguson Supreme Court decision one of the worst decisions in Supreme Court history?10. How did Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois differ on how to achieve African- American equality?Helpful Websiteshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97JqxwjTuf8- PBS Video DocumentaryWord Wall- Vocabulary Words to KnowRadical Republicans: Wade- Davis PlanAbraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson: The 1/10 Loyalty OathBlack CodesThomas Nast- CartoonistFreedmen's BureauCivil Rights Act of 1868Tenure of Office ActOverriding a VetoImpeachment Trial of Andrew JohnsonMilitary ReconstructionCarpetbaggers and ScalawagsCrop Lein System and SharecroppingReconstruction Amendments (13- 15) to the U.S. Constitution"Equal Protection Under the Law"Election of 1876 and the Compromise of 1877- Did the cOmpromise make the Civil War a draw?Jim Crow Laws- Segregation- Plessy v FergusonDe Jure Discrimination- Literacy Tests, Grandfather Clause, Poll TaxThe Rise of the Ku Klux KlanLynchings- "Strange Fruit" by Billie HolidayIda Wells BarnettBooker T. WashingtonW.E.B. DuBoisMarcus Garvey
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