Reconstruction 360 is a digital educational program that explores Reconstruction history through humanities themes. This module, 40 Acres and a Mule, focuses on the theme of land and labor as experienced by freedpeople at the close of the Civil War. Set in South Carolina, it features 360-degree interactive video and short documentaries, and includes lesson plans, primary documents, curriculum standards and a geolocative walking tour of Reconstruction sites in downtown Columbia, S.C.

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It's 1865.
The Civil War is over and Reconstruction has begun.
A family of freedpeople works their land on the coast of South Carolina...
...but the promise of 40 acres and a mule is about to be broken.

Click and Drag Mouse to look around.