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Reconstruction Viewing Guide

Viewing guide to use with the Reconstruction Homework Help video.

Use this viewing guide as you watch our Homework Help video on Reconstruction here.

  1. As you watch, create a timeline with key events and dates on it from the Reconstruction era?
  2. What were the three general goals of policymakers during Reconstruction?
  3. Into what three time periods can the Reconstruction era be broken into?
  4. Explain how President Lincoln’s logic regarding Southern secession affected his Reconstruction policies.
  5. Why did Congress establish the Freedmen’s Bureau?
  6. In what ways was the Reconstruction era a success for freedpeople?
  7. In what ways was the Reconstruction era a failure for freedpeople?

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