Reconstruction ame: Per. Date: Assignment: Ch. 16 Webquest

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ame:_____________________ Per._________ Date:_______ Assignment: Ch. 16 Webquest
1. Define Reconstruction:


    1. What was the 13th Amendment?

    1. What was the 14th Amendment?

    1. What was the 15th Amendment?

    1. About how long did Reconstruction last?

3. Describe the main points of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan for the South. (pg.512-517)

4. After watching the video, describe the unusual circumstances of President Lincoln’s assassination.

5. Describe what happened to assassin John Wilkes Booth.
6. After watching the Reconstruction video, read on and list the features of President Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction plan?

  1. Who were the Radical Republicans?

  1. Despite the fact that slaves were finally free, they still faced many obstacles in their new lives.  Describe some of the struggles they faced.

  1. After watching the Video, read the article and answer the following question: What were black codes, who enacted them and what were three examples?

  1. Read the Primary Source Document A letter from a slave to his former master and answer the following questions:

    1. Why did ex-slave Jourdon Anderson write the letter to his former master?

    1. Ex-slave Jourdon Anderson agreed to go back and work for his Master, under certain conditions. What were those conditions?

    1. What did Jourdon Anderson mean when he said: “We trust the good Maker has opened your eyes to the wrongs which you and your fathers have done to me and my fathers, in making us toil for you for generations without recompense.

    1. Do you think the ex slave owner agreed to the terms Jourdan Anderson set out? Why or why not?

  1. What were the Jim Crow Laws? (give examples)

  1. What was the first Ku Klux Klan and why was it formed?

  1. Summarize in your own words the Supreme Court’s decision in Plessy v. Ferguson.

  1. Why did many Southern blacks stay on the land where they'd been slaves?

  1. What happened to labor on Southern plantations right after the war?

16. With your elbow buddy, play the Reconstruction online Jeopardy. HAVE FUN!!!
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