His 125 Reconstruction Paper

His 125 Reconstruction Paper - Reconstruction 1 United...

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Reconstruction 1 United States Senator Paper Reconstruction Failure HIS/135 University of Phoenix Online Jonathan Tietz December 6, 2009 Reconstruction was the period after the Civil War where the southern states were ruined and in the social and economic areas. The radical Republican governments in the South attempted to deal constructively with the problems left by the Civil War and the end of the slavery era. A carpetbagger was a nickname that was given to Northerners who moved to the south. Led by so-called carpetbaggers, scalawags and freedmen, they began to rebuild the Southern economy and society. A scalawag was a southern white that was part of the Republican Party. Agricultural production was restored, roads rebuilt, a more equitable tax system was
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Reconstruction 2 developed and schooling was extended to blacks and poor whites. The freedmen's civil and political rights were guaranteed while blacks were able to participate in the political and economic life of the South as full citizens for the first time. This was a huge part of the Reconstruction era. Even though Reconstruction had taken place, there was still bitterness that loomed after
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course HIS125 9021314933 taught by Professor Doreenpauley during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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