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Standard 4.5.CO

4.5.CO Compare the roles of various groups on Reconstruction.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

The Reconstruction Amendments
Episode 2


After the Civil War, the U.S. had a long road ahead for rebuilding the country. In addition to fixing the country's infrastructure, the U.S. needed to mend the social and political inequities many...
The Reconstruction Amendments
Episode 1


The question of "the peculiar institution" known as slavery had been hotly debated long before the American Civil War. This video outlines the reasons the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S...
Forty Acres and a Mule | Reconstruction 360


Historian Kate Masur explains the origins of 40 Acres and a Mule, a famous phrase that many have heard but may not fully understand. It originated in the early days of Reconstruction, when General...