1. Understand differing ideas about how the South should be reconstructed.
2. Understand the meanings of freedom for the formerly enslaved.
3. Understand that in addition to government agencies, separate black institutions were largely responsible for assisting the formerly enslaved.
4. Understand connections between violence and the franchise.
5. Understand the origins of major artistic and political movements in the years following emancipation
1. What initial steps should a nation make toward reconciliation after a civil war?
2. In what ways can it be argued that "Reconstruction" continued after 1877 without the federal government?
3. How can laws and social norms inhibit equality?
4. What current challenges do we face today as a nation that may be reminiscent of challenges of the Reconstruction Era and the following decades?
AS.C&G.1.1Analyze African American politics in terms of the quest for self-governance, social separatism, contests for power, and electoral and global alliances.
AAS.C&G.1.3Analyze political, constitutional and legal decisions and de facto practices to understand their impact on the lives of African Americans.
AAS.C&G.1.4Explain how various philosophies and ideologies have played a role in the African American struggle for social, political and legal equality.
AAS.C&G.1.5Analyze civic participation of African Americans in terms of leadership and strategic planning at various levels.
AAS.C.1.1Analyze the impact of assimilation, stereotypes, and oppression on the lives of African Americans.
AAS.C.1.2Analyze ways in which African Americans have retained cultural identity over time while adapting to mainstream American culture.
AAS.C.1.4Analyze the various cultural practices that have shaped the individual and collective identity of African Americans over time to understand shared and differing experiences.
AAS.E.1.1Analyze the economic development of African American groups and communities in terms of challenges to standard of living.
AAS.E.1.2Explain how economic policies have impacted the socio-economic status of African Americans.
AAS.E.1.3Analyze various geographic, cultural, social, political, and financial factors in terms of their impact on the economic mobility of African Americans.
AAS.E.1.4Use cost-benefit analysis to assess the effectiveness of various approaches African Americans have used to solve economic issues.
AAS.G.1.2Explain the reasons for and effects of forced and voluntary migration on societies, individuals and groups throughout African American history.
AAS.G.1.3Analyze how environmental changes have impacted African American communities in terms of land use, settlement patterns and urban development.
AAS.G.1.4Explain how region has impacted political perspectives, economic decisions and cultural practices of African American communities.
AAS.G.2.1Use geographic data in order to understand economic, political, cultural and social patterns within African American communities.
AAS.G.2.2Use maps, charts, graphs, photographs, geographic data and available technology tools to make inferences about African American life.
AAS.H.1.1Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.
AAS.H.1.4Analyze how historical context shape and continue to shape people's perspectives
Unit 3 Power Points
Link to Life after Emancipation Videos: https://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/classroom/life-after-the-emancipation-proclamation-lesson-plan/life-after-emancipation-video-segment/
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