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Chapter 15 Reconstruction and the New South Answer in RED 1. Historians speak of the "New South" after the Civil War. How did the South at this time compare with the region prior to the war? Slavery had been abolished and had to be rebuilt along with find new ways of labor. This led to the diversification of the south’s economy. 2. What were some of the major achievements of Reconstruction? Give at least 3 a. Restored the US as a unified nation b. The former confederates drafted new constitutions c. The acknowledgement of the 13 th , 14 th , and 15 th amendments 3. What was the Compromise of 1877? How did it influence the process of Reconstruction? The compromise of 1877 was an unwritten deal that settled the 1876 election disputes. This compromise resulted in the pulling of troops in the South and ended reconstruction.
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