Freedmen Employment FormETHS Content Essays, Primary Sources and Student Activities

1878 Memphis Yellow Fever Epidemic 

Key Words: yellow fever, mosquitoes, Memphis, quarantine, Martyrs of Memphis

Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

Key Words: Freedman's Bureau, impeachment

The Ku Klux Klan and Vigilantism

Key Words: Ku Klux Klan, Pulaski TN, Reconstruction, freedmen, Nathan Bedford Forrest, voting rights, Radical Republicans

1870 Constitution and Black Legislator

Key Words:  1870 Constitution, segregation, Jim Crow laws, William Brownlow, Andrew Johnson, Sampson Keeble

The Freedman's Bureau and Fisk University

Key Words:  Freedman's Bureau, Fisk University, Memphis, orphan, school