A PBL About South Carolina’s Reconstruction Constitutions

Lesson Overview

Students will examine Reconstruction from a legislative point of view and a social point of view using guiding questions and activities to examine the Reconstruction Constitutions of 1865, 1868, and 1895.Through their exploration of the Reconstruction Constitutions students will be able to answer the essential question by completing an "Interactive Image Project".

Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

Can social change be legislated?

Lesson Created By: Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman

Lesson Partners: South Carolina Department of Archives and History