Carpetbaggers and Scalawags PowerPoint and Graphic Organizers

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Carpetbaggers. Scalawags. Reconstruction.

Lesson 4 of the Reconstruction Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** Carpetbaggers & Scalawags.

This engaging and visually appealing 32-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):
What groups dominated Southern politics during Reconstruction?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Carpetbaggers and the changes they brought to the South.
- Scalawags and the changes they brought to the South.
- African Americans and the changes they brought to the South.
- African American Senator, Hiram Revels
- African American Senator, Blanche K. Bruce
- The rise of Conservatives and what fueled their anger
- Why the Ku Klux Klan was formed and the impact it had on keeping African Americans from voting
- The Ku Klux Klan today
- Higher taxes in the South leading to an increase in anger among white Southern men.
- The idea of “40 acres and a mule”
- Sharecropping and how it perpetuated the cycle of poverty

Key words include:
Scalawags
Carpetbaggers
Conservatives
Blanche K. Bruce
Hiram Revels
Ku Klux Klan
White supremacy
Sharecroppers

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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32 PowerPoint slides 3-page graphic organizers
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