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Teaching Reconstruction

Reconstruction

After the Civil War, the nation faced many questions. How could Southern states be brought back into the Union? What would their new governments and economies look like? What would happen to the millions of formerly enslaved people? Reconstruction aimed to answer these questions.

American Yawp
Stanford University Press

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did different people try to "mend" or "reconstruct" the Union after the Civil War?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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