Activities for Lesson 14
Research carpet baggers. Answer these questions:
- Why did many Northerners go to the South after the Civil War?
- Why did the Southerners hat the carpetbaggers
- How did the military rule help the now freed slaves?
- How did the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments change the Constitution?
Have students draw a political cartoon about Reconstruction from the point of view of a
freed slave or a Confederate soldier.
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