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The Civil War and Reconstruction in U.S History

The Civil War and Reconstruction in U.S History

Author: Rocio Aguilar

Students will learn the main concepts of what started the Civil War and what effects it had on the United States, along with the Reconstruction of the United States. 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.3 Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.

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1. You are to click on the two videos and listen to what started the Civil War and know what were the causes of it and who entered the war. 

2. Then you will click on the article about the Reconstruction of the United States, and keep track of how it made an impact on the U.S government.

3. Lastly, you will view the presentation on the Civil War and Reconstruction and focus on how this Era affected America.  

Civil War Part 1 and 2:

These videos give you a description of who was involved in the Civil War, the causes of it, and the effects it had on the United States.

Reconstruction Article

This article is going to give you an overview of how Reconstruction was implemented after the Civil War. It will also give you a description of how it made the U.S government stronger. Keep and eye out of who was involved in the Reconstruction!

Civil War and Reconstruction Era

This powerpoint is an overview of both the Civil War and Reconstruction. Read all slides in order to comprehend of what they were and the effects of them.

Essential Question

Please answer the following big question. Click the link to take you to the questions