Lesson

The Challenge of Freedom

Lesson Overview

The students will be able to create a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation about the influence of the Reconstruction Policy in relation to the Freedmen’s Bureau, Lincoln’s Reconstruction Plan, Congress’ Reconstruction Plan, the 13th amendment, 14th amendment, 15th amendment, small farmers, and Northern immigrants (carpetbagger).
 

Duration
Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

How did the Reconstruction Policy influence the Freedmen’s Bureau, Lincoln’s plan, Congress’s plan, the 13th amendment, 14th amendment, 15th amendment, small farmers, and Northern immigrants (carpetbagger)?
 

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

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Social Studies

  • Primary and secondary sources to use as references to develop the presentation
  • Presentation Rough Draft Sheet
  • Peer critique/evaluation sheet

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Lesson Created By: Mary Huffman