Making Freedom: African Americans in U.S. History
Books 4 & 5 from this Primary Source series provide primary sources and classroom activities for teaching about African American history from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement.
Resources about Reconstruction & the Gilded Age
This guide offers book, film, curriculum, and website resources for teaching and learning about the momentous half century following the Civil War. Most books and films listed in this guide are available from the Primary Source Library. Please contact the librarian if you are interested in checking out or using sources from the library collection. Contact information for the Primary Source Library can be found in the right column of every page. Use the blue tabs above to navigate through this guide.
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