We found 191 reviewed resources for post american civil war
Economics of the North and South Before the Civil War
5 mins 9th - 12th
How did economic issues lead to war? Viewers watch an AP review video to examine one of the main causes of the American Civil War, the Tariff of Abominations. They examine the issues concerning the economies of the North and South prior...
Convict Leasing in Alabama: a System That Re-Enslaved Blacks After the Civil War
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The post-Civil War convict leasing program, rarely covered in textbooks, is the focus of a lesson that asks class members to use information drawn from primary source documents to assess the program. While the focus is on Alabama's...
African American Life After the Civil War - Sharecropping
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the sharecropping system? What role did it play in the post-Civil War economy of the South? Who were the sharecroppers? Who employed them? How were they paid? To answer these questions, kids examine a series of sharecropper...
The Brief American Pageant: The Ordeal of Reconstruction
9th - 12th
With a map on the military reconstruction in the post-Civil War South, and an interesting graphic comparing the size of Alaska to the continental United States, this presentation could be a good (albeit short) supplement to a class...
Post-WWII Boom: Transition to a Consumer Economy
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The war is over! Scholars investigate an AP review video to uncover the post-WWII era in the United States. Viewers examine and analyze the consumerism that arose in post-war America. This is the eighth installment of a nine-part series.
Life of a Soldier after the Civil War Lesson Plan: What's in a Name
7th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of institutional bias. In this Civil War lesson, students read case studies on the treatment of Irish and African-American veterans who did not receive their pensions from the war. Young scholars...
Unit 2: Post-Revolution: The Critical Period 1781-1878
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
The post-Revolutionary Period of 1781-1787, also known as the Critical Period, is the focus of a series of lessons that prompt class members to examine primary source documents that reveal the instability of the period of the Articles of...
Glory: Motion Picture Study Guide
7 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
This is an excellent resource for teachers to use for incorporating the motion picture Glory into the classroom! Breaking down the film into particular noteworthy and telling scenes, the guide offers important considerations for each...