Reconstruction: The Challenges of Reunification - Extension Lesson



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In this extension lesson for Reconstruction: The Challenges of Reunification, students can research the role of the Freedmen’s Bureau in Texas. Students will review a primary source letter to determine some of the problems that the Freedman’s Bureau were expected to resolve.

Essential Questions

  1. How would you define the period known as Reconstruction?
  2. What were some of key differences in the policies of Reconstruction?
  3. How did Reconstruction policies impact the newly freed people?

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