Humpty Dumpty Reconstruction - Resources


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Resources:

http://www.truthinhistory.org/carpetbaggers.htm
Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags. This site is an advertisement for a book by the same name, but it does give a general overview of the terms.
http://www.alabamablackhistory.com/scalawag/scalawag1.htm

An excellent site by the Alabama department of archives and history, this site provides a good overview of the scalawag compliments of retired University of Alabama professor Dr. Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins. This site provides important information in a quick and easy bullet outline. Also included are suggested activities and a bibliography section.
http://www.alabamamoments.state.al.us/sec27.html

Carpetbaggers
http://history.acusd.edu/gen/civilwar/16/carpetbaggers.html







Panic of 1873

PBS. This site is standard PBS quality and provides a good overview of the topic.
http://beatl.barnard.columbia.edu/amciv/ReconTLine.htm

This site provides a short chronological overview of the events that led to the financial crash.
http://dig.lib.niu.edu/gildedage/narr3.html

Black Codes

Teaching History Online. Great pictures and very useful links for Andrew Johnson, Ku Klux Klan, Civil Rights Act of 1875, etc.
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAjimcrow.htm

African American History. Good general information and an index for other related information.
http://afroamhistory.about.com/homework/afroamhistory/library/weekly/aa121900a.htm

Freedmans Bureau

Atlantic Online. This is an article written by W.E.B. DuBois. Very literary piece.
http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/01mar/dubois.htm

University Of Virginia. This site has a series of pictures that are actually links.
http://valley.vcdh.virginia.edu/

Burning of Richmond, 1865

Richmond National Battlefield Park. Great description of the event
http://www.nps.gov/rich/ri_bats.htm

Civil War Richmond. This site provides a short overview and many links for detailed accounts. Just pick one.
http://www.mdgorman.com/Events/fall_of_richmond.htm

Memphis Race Riots

Freedmen's Bureau. Primary source documents provide accounts of the event.
http://freedmensbureau.com/tennessee/outrages/memphisriot.htm

Black Holocaust. This site has good information on the race riots.
http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Classroom/9912/lynchingera.html

Election of 1866 & Compromise of 1877

USA Chronology. This source provides a very good description of the event.
http://www.thenagain.info/WebChron/USA/1877Comp.html

http://www.americanpresident.org/history/andrewjohnson/biography/printable.html

Military Reconstruction Acts, 1867

Teaching History Online. Good overview information and excellent links for topics such as 14th Amendment, Grant, Sumner, Radical Republicans, etc.
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USASreconstruction.htm

The Learning Network. Encyclopedic information with other links for Stanton and Tenure of Office Act.
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0860648.html

Lincoln's Reconstruction Plan

Teaching History Online. Good information and links for 13th Amendment, Andrew Johnson, Civil War, Lincoln etc.
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USASplan.htm

The Learning Nework. Encyclopedic information with an index for other related articles. Good links for lot of information on the Reconstruction.
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0860645.html

Wade Davis Reconstruction Plan

Teaching History Online. Good information and links for Wade, Davis, Thadeus Stevens, Lincoln, etc.
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USASwadedavis.htm

Soldier's Gazette. Lots of good information and some interesting biographical information on some of the more obscure people of this era.
http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/7600/june99.html

Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction Plan

Civil War Heritage Ring. Good overview information, links, and index but shows a Southern bias.
http://civilwar.bluegrass.net/AftermathAndReconstruction/johnsonsreconstruction.html

The Learning Network. Good information, plus links for other relevant information.
http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0860646.html

Civil War Aftermath

The Civil War Home Page. Lots of statistics and facts.
http://www.civilwarhome.com/casualties.htm

American Civil War. Great chart of casualties and commanders for each battle.
http://americancivilwar.com/cwstats.html

Interactive Civil War. Excellent photojournalism of Civil War damage & destruction. Great links for a wealth of Civil War Information.
http://www.swcivilwar.com/DestructionPhotos.html

Force Acts 1870-1871

Primary source document with the actual text. There are links on this site for many other useful sites.
http://www.sagehistory.net/reconstruction/docs/ForceActsEx.htm

http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9034836

Civil Rights Acts & Constitutional Amendments

Library of Congress. Text of civil rights legislation from the Reconstruction Era.
http://rs6.loc.gov/learn/features/timeline/civilwar/recontwo/recontwo.html

Brief explanation of each amendment and the date it was passed.
http://www.usconstitution.com/CivilRightsActs.htm

Biographies

Please use this site for the following biographies. John Wilkes Booth, Oliver Howard, Jefferson Davis, Charles Sumner, Thaddeus Stevens, Henry Adams, Hiram Revels, Andrew Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Salmon P. Chase, Edwin Stanton, Ulysses S. Grant, Albion Tourgee, Mary Church Terrell, Grimke Sisters
http://biography.com

Blanche K. Bruce
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american
_history/725/Blanche_K_Bruce_
Mississippis_first_Black_Senator

Sharecropping

American History Online: This site provides links for visuals (see below) and primary sources.
http://longman.awl.com/history/primarysources_16.htm

American History Online. Ibid.
http://longman.awl.com/history/visuals_16_1.htm

Electric Library. This site gives a good encyclopedic description of the term.
http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/s1/sharecro.asp

Biblio-Phile

Biography-In-A-Bag: Gather 8-10 ordinary items to represent your person. For example if your person was a writer, you might use a pencil to represent that portion of the biography. If your person was a teacher, you might include an apple. Put all your items in a bag or shoebox. Pull these items out, one by one to discuss important aspects of your person's life.


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