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    African Americans were left to suffer harsh discrimination and horrible conditions. Africans Americans were left without homes, education, jobs, or money. Reconstruction was the Radical Republicans’ attempt to try and bring the Confederate states back to normal and unite both the South and the North into a whole country once again. Reconstruction was also set to protect and help the newly freed African Americans assimilate to the new society and the foreign economy they were placed in. Conditions

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    The period of Reconstruction began after the Civil War ended. There were many leaders, goals and accomplishments that were involved and needed to rebuild our separated country. The main idea of this period of time was to protect and ensure the rights of African Americans but it had failed because of the restrictions and acts on the African Americans. The people in the South were terrorized by an American hate organization called the Ku Klux Klan (or the KKK). Republicans in Congress, argued on whether

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    Unit 1 Paper The United States changed dramatically during the reconstruction period. After the reconstruction period, the United Stated continued to adjust well as we see it change economically and politically. Though the adjustment continued to go well, the change that occurs after reconstruction is emphasized with industrialization and the impact that industrialization has in certain regions of the U.S and on the people. Along with the new economy came with complications that affected the improvement

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    The Unfinished Revolution The Civil War and Reconstruction periods had many positive outcomes for America, such as the reunification of the Union, the expansion of the North and South’s economy, education for all, and much more. Although there were many positive results from these two periods, there was also an aftermath of much failure. The post Civil War, and Reconstruction period consisted of the formation of the Ku Klux Klan and the black code laws. Despite the fact that African American’s were

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    Question 1: The period of Reconstruction occurred between 1865 to 1877. It happened right after the civil war and it is a period of political dispute over the rights of African Americans, confederate states and reunion of the nation. The Reconstruction period of categorized into Wartime Reconstruction, Presidential Reconstruction and Congressional or Radical Reconstruction. The Reconstruction period greatly affected South in terms of reunion and African American rights. Even though the Congress

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    The Reconstruction Period I think is a problem for the African Americans back then. They were treated unfairly during this period, when it was to being them a new started and hope of change. Don’t get me wrong there were some people who were for them to e happy, but not many. So, let start at the being; where it all happened. In January of 1865, Union General William T. Sherman issued a special field order Number 15, which temporary granted each freed family 40 acres of land off the region of Georgia

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    After the North won the civil war, it was time to rebuild this nation. This period of reconstruction was supposed to have a profound change on society. Unfortunately this was not the case. Reconstruction did not fundamentally alter this nation. Not to say that nothing happened, but nothing that really made a change or difference happened. First, the control of the south was given right back to the planter elite. Also, even though slavery was abolished; blacks were not free. Finally, Congress

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    The Reconstruction Period was the time after the Civil War when The United States government was trying to reunite the North and South, as well as integrate the free slaves. When the troops left in 1877 everything started to go downhill. The United States government made laws to help integrate the freed slaves called Pig Laws and “Black Code”. These laws were definitely geared towards pleasing the Southern people because they were made by the Southern State Legislature. These laws did give free slaves

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    From 1865 to 1877, the United States underwent an era of political complexity and social turbulence known as Reconstruction (Tindell). This period of American history generated extensive implications for life of Americans (Tindell). The main goal of the Reconstruction was to rebuild a devasted South after the abolition of slavery, disruptions of the economy due to the war, and the tremendous amounts of deaths left it in near ruins (Tindell). The first question at hand was to decide which governments

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    HBCUs were created during the period of Reconstruction in the years of 1865-1877. During this time period the Civil War was finally over and “Abraham Lincoln was now making plans for immediate equality for former slaves”. During Presidents Lincoln last speech he talked about “supporting enfranchisement of freedom”, in which he is basically talking about emancipating all African Americans; while Lincoln supported this idea Andrew Johnson opposed it. Andrew Johnson didn’t agree with this way of living

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