The Crayon Box That Talked - Wouldn't it be terrible? Wouldn't it be sad? If just one single color was the color we had? If everything was purple? Or red? Or blue? Or green? If yellow, pink or orange was all that could be seen? Can you just imagine how dull the world would be if just one single color was all we got to see?
During the months after Appomattox when congress was not in session, different southern states elected former southern congressman into their state government. They passed laws called Black Codes. These basically said that they couldn't vote, join the army, segregation, etc.
Reconstruction Amendments and the Southern Response for $5.00. This activity is high rigor, very engaging and aligns with Common Core reading and writing literacy. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Reconstruction-Amendments-Southern-Resistance-Common-Core-659258