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    The Reconstruction By 1865‚ the Civil War ended with a victory for the Union over the secessionist southern states. But with every conclusion comes new beginnings‚ thus the start of a new chapter American History: The Reconstruction. 1865 through 1877 was known as the period of Reconstruction. During this time the Confederate States were reintegrated into the Union. Before the Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his forces to the Union General‚ Ulysses Grant on April 9th‚ 1865 which

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    10 out of 10 points   Which of the following is an accurate explanation of the South’s "Redeemers"? Answer Selected Answer:    Gradually‚ conservative and racist white Democrats regained political control in the former Confederate states. Question 2 10 out of 10 points   Which of the following was probably not the intention of the framers of the Fourteenth Amendment? Answer Selected Answer:    to prevent segregation in schools and public places

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    Reconstruction Essay The time from 1865 - 1877 was called the Reconstruction period.  Abraham Lincoln started planning for the reconstruction of the South during the Civil War‚ he wanted to bring the Nation back together as quickly as possible and in 1863 he offered his plan for Reconstruction which required that the States new constitutions prohibit slavery. In January 1865‚ Congress proposed an amendment to the Constitution‚ which would abolish slavery in the United States.  On December 18‚ 1865

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    Reconstruction At the end of the civil war in 1865‚ the government of the United States had to solve some delicate problems. How should the former confederate states be treated after their defeat? What should happen with the freedmen‚ the former slaves that were supposed to live as citizens now? Should the southern states be punished‚ should they reenter the Union and which conditions would they have to fulfill therefore? The way to manage these problems is known as “Reconstruction”. There

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    The Reconstruction Era of the United States of America refers to a time of postbellum efforts to restructure the political‚ legal‚ and economic systems in the states that had seceded from the Union during the American Civil War. This period began when the Civil War ended in 1865 and continued for twelve years until its deterioration in 1877. A crucial period in the nation’s history‚ this reconstructive phase marked the first time the laws and Constitution were rewritten to guarantee African-Americans

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    worked its way to "reconstruct" our nation. The main purpose of the "Congressional Reconstruction" was to ’establish and protect the citizenship rights of the freedmen’. However‚ the Congress’ Reconstruction efforts did not last too long and came to an end by the year of 1877. The main reasons for the failure of the reconstruction efforts were due to the conflicting views and factors upon the purpose of reconstruction. There were much political opposition from the north and the south as well as from

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    else and being able to feel equal to the white men. Q: What similarities does this have to the Native Americans? 94. The Mississippi black code of 1865 was rules and regulations on which African Americans had to adhere to. 1. I think that the state of Mississippi required all black persons to sign yearly labor contracts but not white citizens because the vagrant law only applied to freedmen and it was a way of regulating work for the plantations. 2. The basic rights that were granted to the

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    Plans for Reconstruction The main goals of the Reconstruction were to readmit the Southern states back into the Union and recognize the civil rights of Freedmen in the society. Its tasks were to unify America into one nation‚ secure the rights of every man‚ and establish order. Three major strategies were presented to unify the nation. The three major Reconstruction plans were contributed by Lincoln‚ Johnson‚ and the Congress. Lincoln presented his plan in 1864 which required states to take an

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    Reconstruction was an era in which the country started to grow and expand as an industrial economy. There were many visions about the process of Reconstruction and how to go about it. Congress‚ President Johnson and the Supreme Court were the key three who visions were very different. It all started in 1865‚ after the war when Congress developed such a plan that would cause the country to change drastically. After war there would be no more slavery‚ no more succession and more Federal and less State

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    the fragile nation‚ forcing policies past a Southern Democratic President and into law. These Reconstruction programs had a few goals in mind‚ and many‚ especially the more moderate‚ Republicans focused primarily on restoring the Union. Additionally‚ radicals attempted to grant full civil liberties to former slaves. In general‚ all pursuing Reconstruction wished to reiterate the unity of the United States‚ and most‚ especially from the North‚ wanted to grant partial civil rights to African Americans

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