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.
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:
Compromise of 1877
Jim Crow laws
Plessy v. Ferguson
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