Connecting the dots: The Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement

2013, civil rights, civil war, jon bauer

This lesson is about connecting different eras in American history. It will analyze a variety of information from the Civil War and Reconstruction Era, the Nadir of American race relations, and the Civil Rights Movement. The focus of the activity is on recognizing similarities and differences between documents that have been paired up from these different eras, seeing how some ideas persist, while others change.

Problems facing African-Americans during Reconstruction

2013, civil rights, reconstruction, tom angelo, voting rights

This lesson plan will use primary source documents to identify problems facing African-Americans during the time period. Opposing views will be identified. Remedies for problems will be brainstormed. 

 

Problems facing African-Americans during Reconstruction

2012, civil rights, reconstruction, voting rights

This lesson plan will use primary source documents to identify problems facing Af-Am’s during the time period. Opposing views will be identified. Remedies for problems will be brainstormed.