Teaching History for All Using Public Resources

This webinar series will focus on the history of the Civil War Amendments up to the Civil Rights Movement. The presenter will discuss the U.S. South as a slave society, the Reconstruction Era, and the Jim Crow Era. Information includes the formation of political parties, acts, compromises, economic policies, and court decisions that influenced this time period.

In this course, you will:

  • Reflect upon the U.S. South as a slave society.
  • Examine primary court cases, Acts, and Constitutional Amendments that defined the Reconstruction Era. Including Congress’s debate over the definition of “freedom.”
  • Analyze the effects of the Jim Crow Era and Jim Crow as a system, including drawing connections to today and the content that you may be teaching.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that this course contains videos. Once you start watching a video for this course, you must complete viewing it. Partial video views WILL NOT BE SAVED. You can pause the video, but you will need to finish the entire video before moving on, or you’ll have to start it all over again.

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SCECHs Granted


Who should take this course?

School Resource Officer
Support Staff

What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

High School
Middle School
Upper Elementary

Course Vendor

Michigan Virtual