Academic Standard: Subject

African Americans During Civil War and Reconstruction
Tennessee State Standards
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Grade range: 
No grade range

Students analyze the roles of African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Elements within this Subject
Evaluate President Lincoln's views on slavery and the status of freed slaves in the United States.
Identify and explain the roles of African American soldiers, spies, and slaves to the war effort in both the North and the South, including the 13th U.S. Colored Troops.
Analyze the effects of Reconstruction on the legal, political, social, cultural, educational, and economic life of freedmen.
Assess the successes and failures of Reconstruction as they relate to African Americans.