Reconstruction era - By Jaylene Jin Wen Zuzu Ethan Francis...

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By: Jaylene, Jin Wen, Zuzu, Ethan, Francis
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The first covers the complete history of the entire country from 1865 to 1877 following the American Civil War (1861 to 1865) ; the second sense focuses on the attempted transformation of the Southern United States from 1863 to 1877 , as directed by Congress, with the reconstruction of state and society. Three visions of Civil War memory appeared during Reconstruction: the reconciliationist vision, which was rooted in coping with the death and devastation the war had brought; the white supremacist vision, which included terror and violence; and the emancipationist vision, which sought full freedom, citizenship and Constitutional equality for African Americans. Reconstruction Era
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April 14, 1865 Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth while attending a play at Ford's Theatre. Andrew Johnson succeeded Lincoln as the seventeenth president of the United States. Andrew Johnson supported Lincoln less harsh views of rebuilding the South. Radical Republicans did not like President Johnson and attempted to have him removed from office by impeaching him.
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  • Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant, Reconstruction era of the United States

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