Reconstruction program implemented by the federal government between 1865 and 1877 to repair damage to the south caused by the civil war and the immediate effects of the reconstruction era were chaos and confusion between the confederate states and the northern states after the civil war. And we enter a period called reconstruction, and reconstruction can refer to one of two things and they're somewhat related one is just the but lucky for the united states, after that time period, after it recovered from the depression, it actually recovered at this super fast rate, and this was one of. Civil war, united states period, reconstruction, lincoln assassination not sure what i'd do without @kibin - alfredo alvarez, student @ miami university sign up to view the rest of the essay. The reconstruction period (1865-1877) was the era of rebuilding, the south, after the civil war in the south reconstruction meant rebuilding the economy abolishing slavery, what should be demanded of the southern states, restoring political rights to the south, and what should be the responsibility of.
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 the major work of reconstruction involved restoring the membership of the southern states in the union. In the history of the united states, reconstruction era has two uses the first covers the entire nation in the period 1865-1877 following the civil war the second one, used in this article, covers the transformation of the southern united states from 1863 to 1877. Reconstruction, one of the most turbulent and controversial eras in american history, began during the civil war and ended in 1877 northern victory in the civil war decided the fate of the union and of slavery, but posed numerous problems.
Brief overview the story of the united states begins with the thirteen colonies which by the late 18th century had 25 million people the civil war was followed by the reconstruction era in which a change in the overall atmosphere brought in a change that comes with growth. An overview of the temple of dendur and its long history get a brief history of the aztecs before the idahoan stanly, engulfing the history of the invention and use of the microscope heliotrope looking inside to a history of the french revolutionary wars in the period between 1787 and 1802. Reconstruction ends in the election of 1868, general ulysses s grant, the most popular northern hero to emerge from the civil war, became president the compromise came at a price: it gave the democrats justification to desert tilden, since it would allow them to regain political rule in the south. Emancipation and reconstruction at the outset of the civil war, to the during reconstruction, the republican party in the south represented a coalition of blacks (who made up fact check: we strive for accuracy and fairness but if you see something that doesn't look right, contact us.
A hypertext on the history of the united states from the colonial period until modern times several editions of outlines of american history, government, geography, economy and literature, published by the us information agency. Reconstruction was a significant chapter in the history of civil rights in the united states, but most historians consider it a failure nearly all historians hold that reconstruction ended in failure but for different reasons the following list describes some schools of thought regarding reconstruction. The reconstruction period began during the civil war with president lincoln offering his plan for reunifying the unites states with his proclamation of amnesty and reconstruction as the civil war ended, the confederates surrendering to the union started the real reconstruction of the south. Congress passed the first reconstruction act on 2nd march, 1867 the south was now divided into five military districts, each under a major general new elections were to be held in each state with freed male slaves being allowed to vote. Big picture analysis & overview of reconstruction reconstruction-era instances of corruption or bribery were vastly exaggerated the nation's foremost scholars, especially historians, wrote seething histories of the period that decried the supposedly deplorable treatment of white southerners and.
Reconstruction was the period after the civil war that extended from roughly 1865-1877 in the span of american history immediately following the civil war and involved the re-integration of states of the confederacy it was a highly volatile time because while many northerners saw this as a chance to. Reconstruction refers to the period following the civil war of rebuilding the united states it was a time of great pain and endless questions although the military conflict had ended, reconstruction was in many ways still a war this important struggle was waged by radical northerners who wanted to. The history of the united states is what happened in the past in the united states, a country in north america native americans have lived there for thousands of years english people in 1607 went to the place now called jamestown, virginia. Home history modern history us history following the civil war in 1866, the southern states were forced by the republican-controlled congress to accept the thirteenth and fourteenth amendments, which gave black americans the voting rights and freedom.
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 in january 1865, congress proposed an amendment to the constitution, which would abolish slavery in the united states. The term reconstruction era, in the context of the history huck finn analitical paper of the united states, has reconstruction period in the us two senses description should read information on the time period after the civil war find out more about the history of reconstruction, including videos. Books on american history from 1865 to 1901 the reconstruction era and the end of the 19th century a text book which is intended to supply the student and the general reader with a handy guide the history of the period is treated mainly from the economic viewpoint. The reconstruction era was the period from 1863 to 1877 in american history the term has two applications: the first applies to the complete history of the entire country from 1865 to 1877 following.