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Black Codes and Radical Republicans

Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Black Codes and Radical Republicans
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Black Codes. Radical Republicans. Reconstruction.

Lesson 3 of the Reconstruction Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** Black Codes & Radical Republicans

This engaging and visually appealing 35-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.

PLEASE NOTE: This lesson is a PowerPoint document. The TEXT in this PowerPoint document can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT able to be altered. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this lesson. Thank you!

Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
Why did Congress try to remove President Johnson from office?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Black Codes and their effects on African Americans living in the South
- Radical Republican’s response to the South passing Black Codes
- President Johnson’s political reaction to the South’s oppression of African Americans
- The main Reconstruction goals of Radical Republicans
- The 1866, Civil Rights Act passed by Congress and Johnson’s veto
- A quick review of the Dred Scott case and its effect on the passage of the 14th Amendment
- The importance of the Congressional elections of 1866
- The 1867 First Reconstruction Act passed by Congress
- The reasons Congress brought impeachment charges against Johnson
- Johnson’s view of states’ rights and his reasoning for allowing Southern states to make their own laws about citizenship and suffrage.
- The outcome of Johnson’s impeachment trial.

Key words include:
Civil Rights Act
Black Codes
Joint Committee on Reconstruction
Radical Republicans
Fourteenth Amendment
First Reconstruction Act

This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: Reconstruction. This unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately. Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation (and pdf version) and three graphic organizer notebook pages – separate answer key included!

Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:

Lesson 1: The Freedmen's Bureau
Lesson 2: Lincoln's Assassination & Thirteenth Amendment
Lesson 3: Black Codes and Radical Republicans
Lesson 4: Carpetbaggers and Scalawags
Lesson 5: Segregation and the New South
UNIT: Reconstruction

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Total Pages
35 PowerPoint slides 3-page graphic organizer
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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