2021 AP US History Prep with Tom Richey #5 | The Civil War and Reconstruction (1844-1877)
In this session, we discuss the causes of the Civil War, examine the major controversies of the 1850s and the key events of the Civil War, such as the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Emancipation Proclamation, and compare Presidential Reconstruction and Radical Reconstruction.
Civil War and Reconstruction
Explore the impact the Civil War amendments had on African-Americans during Reconstruction and beyond.
Unit 4 Civics Connection: Equality, the Civil War, and Reconstruction
This lesson should be used at the end of the unit to review key events and ideas from the Civil War and Reconstruction Era.
The Civil War and the Industrial Revolution
When eleven slave states seceded in 1860-61, they left the federal government in the hands of the new Republican Party. The Republicans were dedicated above all to ending slavery and preserving the Union, but many of them also advocated a revival of the Federalist and Whig system of national mercantilism, which sought to have the federal government shape economic development.