Social Studies - 2018-19
USII.3c - Legacies of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Frederick Douglass
The student will apply social science skills to understand the effects of Reconstruction on American life by
c) describing the legacies of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Frederick Douglass.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
The actions of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Frederick Douglass created lasting impacts.
Issued Reconstruction plan calling for reconciliation
Believed preservation of the Union was more important than punishing the South
Robert E. Lee
Urged Southerners to reconcile with Northerners at the end of the war and reunite as Americans when some wanted to continue to fight
Fought for adoption of constitutional amendments that guaranteed voting rights
Was a powerful voice for human rights and civil liberties for all