Voices of Reconstruction: African American and Women’s Perspectives

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Overview

The period of Reconstruction is often referred to as a “failure” in its attempts to reunify the nation and advance equality for the newly freed black Americans. All too often the positive impacts of individuals and organizations are overshadowed by the political turmoil of the time. This lesson will focus on the influences and contributions of women and African Americans during the Reconstruction era to shed light on some of the positive actions and progress during the era.

Essential Questions

  1. In what ways can individuals or groups impact a society?
  2. How did African Americans influence events and issues in Texas during the period of Reconstruction?
  3. How did women influence events and issues in Texas during the period of Reconstruction?

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The page was updated on 09/26/2022.

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