After skimming Give Me Liberty Ch. 15 and watching “Reconstruction: the Second Civil War,” discuss the successes and failures of Reconstruction.
Part I: Fully discuss at least 2 of the greatest achievements of Reconstruction (although these could eventually become failures by the end of Reconstruction).
Part II: Fully discuss at least 2 of the greatest failures of Reconstruction.
Part III: Do you think the Civil War and Reconstruction have lasting effects on the political and social climate today? (You may choose to address, but are not limited to, the 2016 presidential election, the alt-right, the apparent rise in nativist groups, Black Lives Matter Movement, etc)
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