AP Learning Objective:
Explain the effects of government policy during Reconstruction on society from 1865 to 1877.
I can compare the differing approaches to Reconstruction, & I can assess its effects on the nation.
Critical Vocabulary: 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, Lost Cause, Old South, Henry Grady, Poll Tax, Literacy Test, Grandfather Clause, Jim Crow Laws, Lynching, Plessy v. Ferguson
Homework: The Trials of Reconstruction Reading