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Standard USHC.2.CX

USHC.2.CX Contextualize the perspectives on the role of the federal government in securing natural rights during the period 1830–1877.

Grade(s): 11

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

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...
Petition for Women's Suffrage | Periscope
Petition for Women's Suffrage | Periscope

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Susan was inspired by Elizabeth's work, particularly in suffrage, and became dedicated to gaining equal rights for women. Equal rights meant the right to vote, equal pay, and equal treatment for women...