Slavery in America: Reconstructing the South, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Nel Yomtov
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172516
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172519
  • DDC: 306.362097
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book studies the aftermath of the Civil War, discusses how racist laws kept former slaves in inferior positions compared with whites, and explores how the actions of people in the mid-1800s continue to impact African Americans today. Features include a timeline, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: An Unprecedented Challenge.
2: The State of a Nation.
3: Presidential Reconstruction.
4: Congress Pushes Back.
5: Congressional Reconstruction.
6: The Tide Turns.
7: The End of Reconstruction.
8: The Modern Era.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.