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Improvements During The Reconstruction Era
The Reconstruction era, when former Confederate states were integrated back into the Union, followed the end of the brutal and transformative Civil War. Between 1865 and 1877, President Lincoln was assassinated and President Johnson came to power with conflicting opinions resulting in his impeachment, the Constitution underwent major revision with three amendments added to it, there were many efforts to solidify Union control and create equality in the defeated South, however, this ignited a fierce backlash as various terrorist organizations, such as the Ku Klux Klan, engaged in a violent battle to maintain a pre-Civil War society of white power and African American enslavement. Many claimed that “although the North won the Civil War, the South

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