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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

June 9, 2020 to June 11, 2020
The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? We will explore this significant period in U.S. history and consider the legacies of this time period on our nation today. 

Recommended for middle and high school educators. 

 In this workshop you will:

  • Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills
  • Explore topics of history in the wake of the Civil War addressing questions of freedom, justice, equality, and citizenship that are at the heart of the Reconstruction. 
  • Receive a free copy of Reconstruction: The Fragility of Democracy

After this workshop you will:

  • Become part of the Facing History educator network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including downloadable unit and lesson plans, study guides, and multimedia
  • Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost.
Facing History and Ourselves - Memphis
115 Huling Av
Memphis, TN 38103
June 9, 2020 - June 11, 2020
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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