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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 c. Identify the legal and illegal actions used to deny African-Americans civil rights

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Have the students analyze the primary sources such as those described in the lesson seed and then write an historical narrative addressing the focus questions: What means did Southerners use to intimidate black voters after the Civil War? How did African Americans respond?

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