You Can't Keep A Good Nation Down Healing and Stealing, Bandaids and Barons
An Integrated, Interdisciplinary Thematic Unit From Reconstruction to The Industrial Age The U.S. faced significant challenges as the nation began the process of rebuilding following the Civil War. In order to establish a sense of unity, the bitterness created by conflict had to be resolved. Reconstruction brought radical change and determined the course of race relations in the century that followed. If students understand this historical model of rebuilding, they can "rebuild" more efficiently in their future.