Presentation on theme: "Think about it…. You are a member of the Union at the end of Civil War. How do you feel about the South? Do you want the South to become part of the country."— Presentation transcript:
Think about it…. You are a member of the Union at the end of Civil War. How do you feel about the South? Do you want the South to become part of the country again? How easy/hard should it be for rebel areas to become states again (Scale 1-5)? We will share your answers to this.
Today’s Agenda Opening activity What are the Union’s options for the South? You become the advisors Discussing the possible plans? Let’s Map it out Before you go…
Before we start… Homework: Vocabulary Word, definition, and picture/symbol – Black Codes- Segregation – Sharecropping- redeemers – Jim Crow Laws- Plessy v. Ferguson – Poll tax – Grandfather Clause
Options for the South
You are the advisors Break into 4 groups Read about plan Isolate important information Be prepared to report to the class on your plan Evaluate: is this a good plan? The best plan?
Let’s hear our options Carousel – Small groups- move from poster to poster – Take notes on the others – Identify questions – Evaluate- Which plan was best? Which plan was most strict? Least strict?
Summary of the Plans 10 Percent Plan 10% of voters in a state had to take an oath pledging their allegiance to the Constitution and the Union States had a Constitutional Convention to write their new state constitution – State constitutions must abolish slavery Wade-Davis Bill 50% of voters in a state had to take an oath pledging their allegiance to the Constitution and the Union States had to abolish slavery
Summary of the Plans Johnson’s Plan Johnson argued the South never truly left the Union Poor Southerners were pardoned Wealthy Southerners were blamed for secession and had to plead for a pardon Abolish slavery Ratify the 14 th amendment Reconstruction Acts South was split into 5 military districts Each district led by a general and his army To get the military to leave, the state needed to: – Abolish slavery – Ratify the 14 th amendment – Allow African Americans to vote
Let’s map it out Graphic organizer- Venn Diagram or T-Chart 3 Plans- compare/contrast
Before you go… Homework: Explain the pros and cons of the plan you did not include in your organizer. Evaluate whether the plan was a good or bad strategy based on the pros and cons. Small poster Paragraph Other idea? Ask me first