This Powerpoint presentation is specifically written to go along with Chp. 1, Sec. 1 of the textbook "The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century". Publisher is McDougal Littell. It is a colorful, simplified version of essential facts in Chp. 1, Sec. 4. It is especially effective and engaging for special education students, English Language Learners, and students who are not yet reading up to grade level.