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Standard 8-5.2

8-5.2 Describe the economic impact of Reconstruction on South Carolinians in each of the various social classes.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Understanding the Reconstruction Era Amendments
Understanding the Reconstruction Era Amendments


Students will be able to analyze and interpret the meaning of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendment and the impact it had on individuals and families in the Northern and Southern states in the United...

Woodrow Wilson Family Home | Let's Go!


The Woodrow Wilson House in Columbia is the only museum in the nation dedicated to telling the story of Reconstruction. Reconstruction - the period after the end of the Civil War - remains one of the...
3D VR - Woodrow Wilson Family Home  | Let's Go!
3D VR - Woodrow Wilson Family Home | Let's Go!


Located on 1705 Hampton Street, in historic downtown Columbia, South Carolina, this is the home where President Woodrow Wilson spent four years of his childhood. The house was built in 1871, during...
Avery Institute | Road Trip


Curtis J. Franks addresses the role the Avery Institute played in instilling leadership skills in African Americans and the transition from a private to public school. CREDIT: Project Discovery...
Avery Research Center | Project Discovery Revisited


Charleston, South Carolina, is a city rich in African American culture. Sullivan’s Island, once an entry port from Africa for the slave trade, was considered the gateway to the United States. The...