Era 5: Civil war and reconstruction (1850-1877)

Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)

  • Era Five One-page Guide (PDF) (This is a one page document for teachers to reference when creating their lesson plans. By checking the standards that apply, teachers can show how their lessons meet district, state, and national curriculum Standards.)


  • Era Five Summary (PDF)

  • Era Five: Standard Guide (PDF)


Pinterest Board for this Era

The West as U.S.

Title: Reconstruction / eng. by J.L. Giles, N.Y. ; printed by F[rancis] Ratellier, 171 Broadway, N.Y. Creator(s): Giles, J. L. (John Lawrence), lithographer Date Created/Published: [New York : s.n.], c1867.



Resources on the Web

Links and Resources
Library of Congress American Memory Collection Civil War Maps 

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