8-U5.3.1-Describe the different positions concerning the reconstruction of Southern society and the nation, including the positions of Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Republicans, and African Americans. 8-U5.3.2-Describe the early responses to the end of the Civil War by describing the policies of the Freedman's Bureau and the restriction placed on the rights and opportunities of freedmen including racial segregation and Black Codes. 8-U5.3.3-Describe the new role of African Americans in local, state, and federal government in the years after the Civil War and the resistance of Southern whites to this change. 8-U5.3.4-Analyze the intent and the effect of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution. 8-U5.3.5-Explain the decision to remove Union troops in 1877 and describe its impact on Americans.
Unit 10 Writing Prompt
Describe how the end of Reconstruction in 1877 affected the lives of African Americans in the United States for the next 100 years.