Legacies of Reconstruction
What we’re going to do today
Agenda:
– Warm Up
– Legacy Notes
By the end of class, you will be ...
What is a legacy?
• Anything that is handed
down from the past
• Something that lasts
throughout time
• Important results ...
Groups of Three
1. Each member of the group will read about
their legacy.
2. Choose 3 words from the reading that feel
imp...
Abraham Lincoln
• His reconstruction plan
was the most forgiving
• Preservation of the
Union was more
important than
punis...
Robert E. Lee
• General of the
Confederate Army
• Urged Southerners to
reconcile with the North
at the end of the Civil Wa...
Frederick Douglass
• Fought for
amendments that
guaranteed voting
rights
• Powerful voice for
human rights and civil
liber...
Assignment: Make a Voki!
• Ms. Beck’s Abraham Lincoln voki
• For this assignment you will:
1. Research one of the three ma...
Homework & Announcements
* Take out your
agenda!
• No homework tonight
• Summative Assessment:
Moved to next week -
Wednes...
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  1. 1. Legacies of Reconstruction What we’re going to do today Agenda: – Warm Up – Legacy Notes By the end of class, you will be able to describe the legacies of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Frederick Douglas. . By the end of class, you will be able to describe the legacies of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Frederick Douglas. .
  2. 2. What is a legacy? • Anything that is handed down from the past • Something that lasts throughout time • Important results of history AmendmentsAmendments PeoplePeople
  3. 3. Groups of Three 1. Each member of the group will read about their legacy. 2. Choose 3 words from the reading that feel important. 3. Continue to follow the steps… 4. SHARE your research with your other group members 5. Choose individually which legacy had the greatest impact 6. Complete the EXIT Ticket
  4. 4. Abraham Lincoln • His reconstruction plan was the most forgiving • Preservation of the Union was more important than punishing the South • Murdered by John Wilkes Booth in 1865
  5. 5. Robert E. Lee • General of the Confederate Army • Urged Southerners to reconcile with the North at the end of the Civil War • Became president of Washington College, which is now known as Washington & Lee University
  6. 6. Frederick Douglass • Fought for amendments that guaranteed voting rights • Powerful voice for human rights and civil liberties for all
  7. 7. Assignment: Make a Voki! • Ms. Beck’s Abraham Lincoln voki • For this assignment you will: 1. Research one of the three major historical figures from Reconstruction. 2. Write a draft sentence describing their impact. Get Ms. Beck to review it. 3. Create a voki avatar with your text. 4. Save it for Ms. Beck to review.
  8. 8. Homework & Announcements * Take out your agenda! • No homework tonight • Summative Assessment: Moved to next week - Wednesday • Tomorrow: Finish Reconstruction • Monday/Tuesday: Prep and practice

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