African American Treatment During Reconstruction: Political Cartoons

8th grade, african american, civil war, max heinlein, political cartoons, reconstruction

This lesson is designed to give students an opportunity to form an opinion on how African-Americans were treated during Reconstruction.  Students will look at political cartoons from the time period and analyze what those cartoons mean to them.  Taking that information the students will create a political cartoon on how they felt African-Americans were thought of during the reconstruction period. 

Lesson Plan
Political Cartoons