At the conclusion of the Civil War, the country faced significant challenges as it began to rebuild the South and unite the states. Newly freed slaves were seeking ways to build their futures in the changing environment and communities were adapting and reacting to these circumstances. Below is a collection of video clips highlighting some of the key people, legislation, organizations and events that emerged during this era and made a lasting impact on the country.
Subject Social Studies — US History
Grade Level Grades 9-12
This is a great lesson to bring a close to your Civil War unit and transition to the progressive era.
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