The term Reconstruction Era, in the context of the history of the United States, has
two senses: the first covers the complete history of the entire country from 1865 ...
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Reconstruction generally refers to the period in United States history immediately
following the Civil War in which the federal government set the conditions that ...
Andrew Johnson was the only Southern Senator to remain loyal to the Union
during the Civil War. As a reward, the pro-war Southern Democrat was appointed
May 5, 2015 ... Reconstruction witnessed far-reaching changes in America's political life. At the
national level, new laws and constitutional amendments ...
The Reconstruction implemented by Congress, which lasted from 1866 to 1877,
was aimed at reorganizing the Southern states after the Civil War, providing the ...
Reconstruction. The period after the Civil War, 1865 - 1877, was called the
Reconstruction period. Abraham Lincoln started planning for the reconstruction of
Reconstruction, 1865–77, in U.S. history, the period of readjustment following the
Civil War. At the end of the Civil War, the defeated South was a ruined land.
Reconstruction, one of the most turbulent and controversial eras in American
history, began during the Civil War and ended in 1877. It witnessed America's
Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. With the Confederacy's defeat,
Reconstruction seemed like the dawn of a new era to blacks and progressive