Chattanooga: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

Chattanooga: Teaching the Reconstruction Period

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Chattanooga: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

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How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of the democracy are most vulnerable? This seminar explores the Reconstruction Era in the United States and the construction of American identity.

In this seminar you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that improve historical understanding and literacy skills
  • Explore themes such as historical memory, justice, and civic participation in a democracy
  • Examine other case histories and the writing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Receive a free copy of The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy unit plan

After this seminar you will:

  • Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroom
  • Become part of the Facing History Educator Network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and online tools
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost
Staff Development Building
1161 West 40th Street
Chattanooga, TN
7.14.15 - 7.16.15
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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