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Using the State Curriculum: Social Studies, Grade 8

Political Science | Peoples of the Nation and World | Geography | Economics | History | Social Studies Skills and Processes

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Standard 5.0 History

Topic B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires

Indicator 5. Analyze the political, economic, and social goals of Reconstruction

Objective b. Explain how the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments addressed the issue of civil rights through abolition, the granting of citizenship, and the right to vote

Resource Links

http://tigger.uic.edu/~rjensen/civwar.htm#Q
This site offers a multitude of primary sources related to the Civil War and Reconstruction.
http://www.teacheroz.com/reconstruction.htm
Extensive series of links to primary sources and websites related to Reconstruction.
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Resources for Objective 5.B.5.b:
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