This activity looks at five aspects of Southern life during the Reconstruction period. Students will explore:
1. The Freedmen's Bureau
2. Voting Restrictions (poll tax, grandfather clause, literacy tests)
4. The KKK
5. The Southern Republican Party
There are 1-2 documents per section with analysis questions included.
Typically students work individually or in pairs to complete this then resume for full class discussion through images on PowerPoint. Accompanying PowerPoint available for purchase, as well.