1. Compare and contrast wartime Reconstruction, Presidential Reconstruction, and Congressional/Radical Reconstruction, noting the key differences between the three.
2. Analyze the failure of land redistribution for Blacks and whether sharecropping was an acceptable substitute for economic freedom.
3. Analyze how terrorism and economic pressure both hindered and helped the Reconstruction of the South.
4. Compare and contrast the situations of women, Blacks, and Native Americans from 1866-1876.