Segregation and the New South

Segregation and the New South
Segregation and the New South
Segregation and the New South
Segregation and the New South
Segregation and the New South
Segregation and the New South
Segregation and the New South
Segregation and the New South
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25 MB|38 slide PowerPoint 3-page graphic organizer
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Segregation. The New South. Reconstruction.

Lesson 5 of the Reconstruction Unit: **CAN BE ALTERED!** The New South & Segregation

This engaging and visually appealing 38-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):
How did African Americans lose their rights after Reconstruction ended?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- The American people and Congress transitioning away from Reconstruction and the impact this had on African Americans.
- Radical Republicans losing power in Congress
- Republican corruption under the Ulysses S. Grant administration
- The passage of the Amnesty Act and the effects it had on poor whites and African Americans
- The presidential election of 1876
- The Compromise of 1877 and the end of Reconstruction
- Economic growth in the South, specifically with cotton and tobacco production
- Segregation and Jim Crow laws
- Plessy v. Ferguson and the impact it had across the nation
- Question posed: Was Reconstruction a success? Was Reconstruction a failure?

Key words include:
Amnesty Act
Compromise of 1877
Henry Grady
James Duke
Jim Crow laws
Plessy v. Ferguson

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38 slide PowerPoint 3-page graphic organizer
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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