During this webinar, you will examine the significant period in US history with examples from our upcoming online course on Reconstruction, A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era. You will be introduced to teaching about the Reconstruction era using an approach that helps students connect this history to their own lives and the choices they make today.
- Video: Why Study Reconstruction?
- Reading: Letter from Jourdon Anderson: A Freedman Writes His Former Master
- Unit: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy
- Teaching Strategy: Close Reading Protocol