Reconstruction

 

After the Civil War, the U.S. Government tried to rebuild the South. Find out how.


The Problems Surrounding Reconstruction
Detailed discussion of the ins and outs of Lincoln's plan to re-form the Union

Reconstruction and Its Aftermath
This great site from the Library of Congress focuses on Africa-Americans and how they dealt with Reconstruction and its effects on society as a whole.

Radical Reconstruction
Find out just what Congress did to try to rebuild the South.

End of Reconstruction
See just how Reconstruction ended. Was it a smooth transition or a sudden stop? Find out here.

Abraham Lincoln
Find out more about the President who saved the Union and his original ideas for Reconstruction.

Reconstruction Timeline
Match dates to events in this helpful timeline, which also includes links to descriptions of some of the events.

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