I can compare the differing approaches to Reconstruction, & I can assess their effects on the nation.
Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, Ten Percent Plan, Wade-Davis Bill, Thirteenth Amendment, Freedmen’s Bureau, John Wilkes Booth, Andrew Johnson, Presidential Reconstruction Plan, Black Codes, Sharecropping, Debt Peonage, Radical Republicans, Thaddeus Stephens, Charles Sumner, Joint Committee on Reconstruction, Congressional Reconstruction Plan, Civil Rights Bill of 1866, Fourteenth Amendment, “Swing Around the Circle” Tour, “Waving the Bloody Shirt,” Reconstruction Acts, Tenure of Office Act, Impeachment, Scalawags, Carpetbaggers, 1868 Presidential Election, Ulysses Grant, Fifteenth Amendment, Ku Klux Klan, Enforcement Acts, Amnesty Act, Election of 1876, Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, Compromise of 1877, Redeemers, Laissez-Faire, Lost Cause, Old South, Henry Grady, Poll Tax, Literacy Test, Grandfather Clause, Jim Crow Laws, Lynching, Plessy v. Ferguson
I can discuss the key military and political turning points of the Civil War.
Fort Sumter, Border States, Confederate Assets, Northern Advantages, British Diplomacy, Enrollment Act, Draft Riots, Anaconda Plan, Winfield Scott, Battle of the Ironclads, Battle of Bull Run, “Stonewall” Jackson, George McClellan, Battle of Shiloh, Ulysses S. Grant, Battle of Antietam, Robert E. Lee, Confiscation Act, Emancipation Proclamation, Battle of Chancellorsville, Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address, Wilderness Campaign, Siege of Vicksburg, Election of 1864, War Democrats, Peace Democrats, Copperheads, Union Party, Atlanta Campaign, William Tecumseh Sherman, Savannah Campaign, Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address Siege of Richmond, Appomattox Courthouse, John Wilkes Booth, Andersonville
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
May 5: No School
May 13: Study Session
May 15: EOC Exam
May 17: AP Exam
May 25: Last Day