This is a 29 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Reconstruction - Rebuilding the Nation. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
As the Civil War ended, the United States faced unprecedented tasks: Bring the defeated Confederate states back into the Union and determine the status in American society of almost four million former slaves.
These goals dominated the years from 1865 to 1877, the era known as Reconstruction. During these years, Congress imposed a legislative revolution that transformed the South. Republican legislators: Passed ambitious laws, approved major constitutional amendments, overhauled Southern state governments, and spurred extensive change in the former Confederacy.
The presentation covers the following:
Pardons & Black Codes
Congressional Acts of 1866
Fourteenth Amendment Passes
The Reconstruction Act
Fifteenth Amendment Passes
Political Developments in the South
Southern Republican Rule
Southern Democrat Resistance
Ku Klux Klan
Freedom For African Americans
Freedmen’s Bureau Schools
Land Ownership Opportunity
Financial Depression of 1873
Decline in Southern Agriculture
Political Developments in the North
Financial Panic of 1873
The Slaughterhouse Cases
Other Supreme Court Rulings
End of Presentation
This is one of many power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading....Reconstruction.