Unit 1: The Era of Reconstruction. Lesson 5: Black Codes. Learning Objective. SWBAT assess the extent to which Black Codes contradicted freedoms ensured to freedmen by the Reconstruction amendments. Word of the Day/ Initial Activity. Contradiction Two ideas that oppose each other.
Lesson 5: Black Codes
Anna Deavere Smith, On Jim Crow Laws
Why does Anna Smith believe that Jim Crow laws contradict the idea of America?