This podcast discusses the post Civil War Reconstruction period. It includes discussion of the goals of the period, the problems and its legacy. Covered are Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan, the Reconstruction Act, Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution, and vocabulary including black codes, scalawag, home rule and redemption.
This podcast reviews some key ideas about the issue of slavery and the expansion west as well as the Civil War. The discussion reviews the definitions of market revolution, and manifest destiny while covering the purposes of the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and popular sovereignty in the Kansas Nebraska Act. Key events in the Civil War are also discussed including the Emancipation Proclamation, and Gettysburg. The discussion concludes with a review of the results of the Civil War.