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Lincoln's Assassination & Thirteenth Amendment PowerPoint and Graphic Organizers

Lincoln's Assassination & Thirteenth Amendment PowerPoint and Graphic Organizers
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Common Core Standards
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22 MB|34-PowerPoint slides 3-page graphic organizer
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Lincoln’s Assassination. 13th Amendment. Reconstruction.

Lesson 2 of the Reconstruction Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** Assassination of Abraham Lincoln and 13th Amendment.

This engaging and visually appealing 34-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 oppose Johnson’s Reconstruction plan?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Radical Republicans and their agenda for Reconstruction.
- The events leading up to Lincoln’s assassination.
- Andrew Johnson and his plan for Reconstruction.
- The 13th Amendment and its significance
- A quick review of slavery and the Constitution with regard to the 3/5th Compromise
- Why the 13th Amendment is needed when Lincoln had already issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Why Congress opposed Johnson’s Reconstruction plan.

Key words include:
John Wilkes Booth
Andrew Johnson
Our American Cousin
Thirteenth Amendment
Presidential Reconstruction

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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TERMS OF USE: The purchase of this PowerPoint presentation product by ZoopDog Creations includes a limited license for your classroom use. You may utilize this resource for each of your students. Reproduction of this product for use by additional teachers or classrooms, an entire grade level, additional schools or an entire school district is a violation of copyright.
- This product may NOT be copied and distributed outside of the scope of your classroom.
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- The slides included in this resource may not be used to create something new, and or distributed in any way without written consent from the author.
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Total Pages
34-PowerPoint slides 3-page graphic organizer
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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