Reconstruction and the Gilded Age

Section 1 – Reconstruction and the Gilded Age:

  1. Explain and contextualize the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. During Reconstruction, what did freedom mean to former slaves? What did freedom mean to Southern whites?

Section 2 – Empire and Jim Crow:

  1. Discuss the three legal principles of Jim Crow. What were some of the non-legal ways that white supremacy became cemented in American society? Explain the two competing notions that were advocated by African American leaders for fighting white supremacy.

Section 3 – The Progressive Era and World War I:

  1. Explain the changes that occurred on the home front during World War I. What were the war experiences for immigrants, African-Americans, and everyday Americans?

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