This 5 page packet contains everything your students's will need to complete this document based activity. This activity asks students to examine several primary source excerpts and pictures from the Reconstruction Era in order to gain a better understanding of how Emancipation actually affected African Americans. Students will:
1) Read several primary sources and will answer critical thinking questions about each source to guide their understanding.
2) Examine several pictures/political cartoons and will answer critical thinking questions about each picture to guide their understanding.
3) Students will be asked to use evidence from the documents/pictures to respond o the following question:
"Explain how Emancipation affected the Social and Economic experience of African Americans immediately following the Civil War"
COMMON CORE ACTIVITY