This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the changes that served as a catalyst for Reconstruction. The indicator was also designed to promote inquiry into how these actions affected the economic, political, and social conditions in the S...

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

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Forty Acres and a Mule  | Reconstruction 360
Forty Acres and a Mule | Reconstruction 360

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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...