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    guided several individuals through many movements. One such movement was Reconstruction. Reconstruction was known as the rebuilding of the United States. Reconstruction lasted from 1865 to 1867. The Era can be described as a time period in which many citizens saw a growth in the number of leaders, both black and white, a growth in ambition, as well as goals and accomplishments. Directly after the Civil War in 1865, Reconstruction was launched to help reunite the North and the South and secure civil

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    Republicans all proposed plans to help solve the problems of rights of freedmen, readmission of southern states, and land ownerships in the South. Although reconstruction policies changed the rights of African Americans by granting black men suffrage and allowing them to gain education, they continued to experience racial violence just as before the reconstruction period. Furthermore, the South continued to remain primarily agrarian as shown by the system of sharecropping. With the help of the Republican

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    The Reconstruction Era was known as a time to reconstruct the United States of America by the expansion of governmental power that began in 1865. “There were two central problems that animated Reconstruction; providing justice for freedmen and facilitating national reconciliation. (A New Birth of Freedom, pg. 1) After the 12 year span, reconstructing the nation succeeded in only a few of the goals that were set out to achieve within those 12 years that it was in progress. The Reconstruction’s intentions

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    had its ups-and-downs throughout its life as a country. The nineteenth century, however, proved to be a particularly tumultuous period having been dotted with many important events ranging from the Civil War to Reconstruction and finally the settlement of the west. The Reconstruction Era specifically proved to be one of the biggest challenges America tackled during this period for it would be faced with the enormous task of reinstating the South, integrating freed Blacks, and recreating the South’s

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    Most Americans are familiar with the era following the Civil War known as Reconstruction. History teachers mention that during this time the “Black Codes” were enacted, the Ku Klux Klan was formed and rampantly terrorized blacks, and America broke its promise of farmland to former slaves. Students are taught that white southerners used every means to prevent blacks from obtaining their rightful place as American citizens. Yet, this version of history – although accurate – is skewed. It is a version

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    The Reconstruction Era

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    The Reconstruction Era was a time period in America’s history that followed the end of the Civil War. The ending of the Civil War brought back the Confederate states; being that they had been defeated drug the war and ended slavery throughout the nation with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation that was backed by the 13th amendment; thus began the road to freedom for former slaves and a lack of free labor for previous slave owners. However, there was little concern for the freedmen who had

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    The Reconstruction Era

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    The Reconstruction Era was from around 1865-1877, during that time many laws were passed to break down the color barrier. The 13th Amendment which officially abolished slavery and involuntary servitude was passed on April 8th, 1864. Then came the 14th Amendment passed on July 9th, 1868 which granted citizenship to everyone born in the U.S. Finally came the 15th Amendment passed in 1870 which gave freedmen the right to vote and could not be denied on account of race or previous condition of servitude

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    The Reconstruction Era was a rollercoaster in aspects such as politics and society in the United States. During this time, society was very unstable along with the economy and the government. In this period in the United States history the United States was divided and had to be reconstructed. The Reconstruction had various fails in history, but it also had some successful outcomes. During the Reconstruction Era, the United States faced some fails; they failed to reconstruct the social views of the

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    Reconstruction Era Dbq

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    Many people have different feelings towards the reconstruction era. But the reconstruction era was a success in some terms and a fail in other terms too. The reconstruction era did help most of the blacks during the time where they were going through slavery. The difference between the democrats and the republicans is they have different views in many topics and one being the reconstruction era. During the reconstruction era, there were tensions and conflicts that occurred like the Political conflicts

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    The Reconstruction Era occurred between 1866 and 1877, immediately following the Civil War between the Northern and Southern states. The Reconstruction Era brought change to not only the American economy, society, and government, but significant changes to the lives of African Americans as well. Lincoln’s assassination in April 1865 impacted conditions for African Americans in the post-war period through political and social changes in the Reconstruction Era; which ranged from a new array of rights

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