12/11 Radical Reconstruction

Today we analyzed primary source documents from Thadeus Stevens (a Radical Republican) and President Andrew Johnson (Democrat) then wrote a detailed paragraph to show our understanding of why Radical Republicans were considered so ‘radical’.

Radical Reconstruction

These activities help us to understand Key Concept 5.3: The Civil War and Reconstruction resolved the issues of slavery and secession but created questions about the limits of government and the rights of citizens.