American History from 1865 - Reconstruction
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American History from 1865 - Reconstruction

The Reconstruction Era
3.0 (2 ratings)
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80 students enrolled
Created by Gretchen Lockard
Last updated 9/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this course, you will learn the objectives listed below.
  • Wartime Reconstruction
  • Presidential Reconstruction
  • Congressional Reconstruction
  • Struggle in the South
  • Reconstruction Collapses
  • Conclusion - Half accomplished Revolution
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to itentify between the different eras within the Reconstruction period. The students will be able to chronicle important events and political occurances.
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Requirements
  • Students will need access to speakers and system requirements for taking a course on Udemy. There are no additional course requirements or materials.
  • Prerequisite knowledge: Basic knowledge of American History is preferred, but not a requirement. If you do not have any background knowledge, you will still be able to complete and do well in this course.
Description

This course will cover American History from 1865 - Reconstruction. This course specifically covers the era after the American Civil War formally known as the Reconstruction Era. This course will use a lecture format with supplemental materials to engage students in the learning material.

The course will also include a series of 5 mini quizzes and one final examination. The course will run as a lecture-style course with some supplemental materials used for expanding understanding.

Each part of the course will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete. Students may go as fast or slow as they deem necessary when taking this course.

Why take this course? If you are a teacher who would like to advance their content knowledge, or a student who is seeking further in depth instruction and explanation, or just someone who is interested in learning more about American History - this course is for you!

Who is the target audience?
  • The intended audience for this course would be those interested in American History. The course will be taught at a level for both those already familiar with the Reconstruction era to gain advance their previous knowledge and those unfamiliar to gain new knowledge.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Intro and Objectives
1 Lecture 01:09

This lecture is a quick intro to the course. I will cover the course objectives and the format for completing the course.

Take a moment to complete the KWL chart located in the supplementary materials for this section. This tool can be saved and updated during your journey through this course.

Preview 01:09
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Reconstruction - Wartime Reconstruction
1 Lecture 12:59

This lecture covers the Wartime Reconstruction portion of the Reconstruction Era. Follow along with the lecture presentation first. Next, watch the YouTube video on Abraham Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address. Next, view the copy of the Wade-Davis Bill. Lastly, complete the Lecture Quiz.

Wartime Reconstruction
12:59

This quiz will cover the content from Lecture 1, Wartime Reconstruction.

Wartime Reconstruction
10 questions
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Reconstruction - Presidential Reconstruction
1 Lecture 10:42
This lecture covers the presidential portion of the reconstruction era. First, watch the lecture, then complete the lecture quiz.
Preview 10:42

This quiz covers the topics discussed in lecture 2, Presidential Reconstruction.

Presidential Reconstruction
10 questions
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Reconstruction - Congressional Reconstruction
1 Lecture 10:33

This lecture covers the Congressional Reconstruction portion of the Reconstruction era. Follow along with the lecture presentation first. Then, view the supplementary materials. Lastly, complete Quiz 3.

Congressional Reconstruction
10:33

This quiz covers the topics covered in Lecture 3, Congressional Reconstruction.

Congressional Reconstruction
10 questions
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Reconstruction - Struggle in the South
1 Lecture 11:34

This lecture covers the Struggle in the South. View the lecture presentation first, then complete Quiz 4.

Struggle in the South
11:34

This quiz covers the topics covered in Lecture 4, Struggle in the South.

Struggle in the South
10 questions
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Reconstruction - Reconstruction Collapses
1 Lecture 10:21

This lecture covers the Collapse of Reconstruction. View the lecture presentation first, then complete Quiz 5.

Reconstruction Collapses
10:21

This quiz covers the topics covered in Lecture 5, Reconstruction Collapses.

Reconstruction Collapses
10 questions
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Reconstruction - Conclusion - Half Accomplished Revolution
1 Lecture 02:35

View Lecture 6 which is a conclusion and wrap-up of all information covered in this course. Once you have completed the lecture, take Quiz 6, which will be the final examination in this course.

Preview 02:35

This last quiz will count as the Final Exam of this course. This quiz will cover lectures 1-6.

Final Exam
10 questions
About the Instructor
Gretchen Lockard
3.0 Average rating
2 Reviews
80 Students
1 Course
Teacher, Social Studies

I am a graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education (Social Studies). I also hold two minors - one in History and the other in Geography. I am a licensed teacher and hold a teaching certificate the state of Pennsylvania. I am always looking for new ways to share knowledge with others. I enjoy using technology in the classroom and feel it is a valuable learning tool.