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A breif power point aimed at educating 5th grade students about reconstruction.

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  1. 1. Reconstruction Grade 5: Social Studies Christian Patton
  2. 2. Standard 5-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of Reconstruction and its impact on racial relations in the United States. 5-1.3: Explain the effects of Reconstruction on African Americans, including their new rights and restrictions, their motivations to relocate to the North and the West, and the actions of the Freedmen’s Bureau. Objectives : ~ Students will be able to indentify the challenges that faced African Americans during reconstruction. ~ Students will understand the political process that allowed civil rights.
  3. 3. Table of Contents <ul><li>What We Know </li></ul><ul><li>“Reconstruction and Military Rule” (video) </li></ul><ul><li>Brief Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>“The End of Reconstruction” (video) </li></ul><ul><li>Live Link : Getting to know important figures in the Civil Rights movement </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  4. 4. Let’s Review… The Presidents Plan: President Lincolns plan to peacefully place all 11 Southern states back into the union. According to the Radical Republicans it was Congress who should have power to reconstruct the South. Table of Contents
  5. 5. Reconstruction and Military Rule Table of Contents
  6. 6. Discussion <ul><li>The Thirteenth Amendment prohibited slavery. </li></ul><ul><li>Fourteenth Amendment guarantied citizenship to slaves. </li></ul>Table of Contents
  7. 7. Vocabulary <ul><li>Scallywags: White Southerner who supported the Republican Party and its policy of Black emancipation. Scallywags were viewed as traitors by their fellow Southerners </li></ul><ul><li>Carpetbaggers : Northerners who came to the south during Reconstruction and joined the freedmen and scalawags efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>Homestead act: A United States Federal Law that gave freehold title to 160 acres of undeveloped land in the American West. </li></ul>Table of Contents
  8. 8. The End of Reconstruction Table of Contents
  9. 9. Who are these important figures? Table of Contents
  10. 10. Reference Page Reconstruction and Military Rule. Creative Video Concepts. 1996. Discovery Education. 22 October 2009 <> (n.d.). Road Trip! . Retrieved from (n.d.). Free Dictionary . Retrieved from Table of Contents