Primary Source Spotlight: Reconstruction

Reconstruction primary source set

Civil War & Reconstruction primary source set

Reconstruction images

Reconstruction sheet music

Newspaper articles related to Reconstruction 1865-99

Books and other texts related to Reconstruction

Oral histories related to Reconstruction

Abolition and Reconstruction map

Mapping Occupation – U.S. Army posts during Reconstruction University of Georgia

Jim Crow & Segregation primary source set & teachers’ guide

13th Amendment to the Constitution (1865)

Today in History: 14th Amendment

Today in History: Juneteenth

15th Amendment to the Constitution (1870)

Today in History: Plessy v. Ferguson

Freedmen’s Bureau

Buffalo Soldiers

Reconstruction and Its Aftermath The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

Stories about Reconstruction from America’s Library

Reconstruction 360 South Carolina ETV Commission

Reconstruction Era National Park Service

Civil War & Reconstruction Timeline primary sources & activities

What were the challenges to African American citizenship after the Civil War? Teaching with Primary Sources program at the University of California, Davis

Guided Primary Source Analysis Activities