Period: 1865

Reconstruction Period: 1865 – 1876
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The Expansion of Empire

Teaching Activity. By Gayle Olson-Raymer. 15 pages. Questions and teaching ideas for Chapter 12 of Voices of a People's History of the United States on internal dissent over American expansionist policies.
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Indian Removal

Teaching Activity. By Gayle Olson-Raymer. 18 pages. Questions and teaching ideas for Chapter 7 of Voices of a People's History of the United States on the American policy of "Manifest Destiny" and Native American resistance to their own displacement.
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Freedom Road

Book - Fiction. By Howard Fast. 1944. 294 pages. The politics and economics of Reconstruction told through memorable historical fiction.
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Riot (Book) - YA historical fiction about the 1863 Draft Riots by Walter Dean Myers | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's HIstory

Riot

Book - Fiction. By Walter Dean Myers. 2011. Historical novel about the 1863 draft riots in New York for young adults.
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Remembering Slavery

Book - Non-fiction and CD. Edited by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller. Foreword by Robin D.G. Kelley 2007. Oral histories of first-person accounts of slavery.
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