This is 55 slide PowerPoint thoroughly covers the Reconstruction era following the Civil War. This presentation includes essential questions, primary source excerpts, as well as photos, maps, and statistics. Outlined in this presentation are the various plans for Reconstruction, including both presidential and congressional models, as well as the Freedman's Bureau, the rise of the Ku Klux Klan, Black Codes, the Compromise of 1877, and future African American leadership of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A notes document is attached for students to follow along and participate in class discussion. Recommend chunking and breaking up the presentation with video excerpts and additional activities.