Step into a working farm in South Carolina in 1865, where an amazing reversal of labor and land ownership has taken place. Freedpeople are working their own farm, producing crops, making money. But then a visitor appears on the horizon, and one of the most painful, lasting chapters in American history is about to unfold.

Reconstruction 360 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.