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Reconstruction in the United States from the 1865 to 1877 was the time period in which the government had to solve many of the problems. The solutions the government may have come up with may have been good, but not as effective. The Reconstruction of the South failed to stop the racist thoughts and actions of the people and led to the failure of Reconstruction as a whole. During reconstruction, while the Republicans led the government through the Congress, they were able to pass the Reconstruction Amendments. The 13 th , 14 th , and 15 th amendments gave blacks an equal life as the whites. It was illegal to put them in bondage and they were able to vote and be exactly the same as the whites. But, the whites in the South were clever and thought that the Blacks should stay as slaves and had black codes made so it would provide similar results as enslaving them. It would give the whites cheap labor. The Southern Whites were obviously thinking that the blacks were inferior to them. The extreme
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2010 for the course BIO 81 taught by Professor Katz during the Spring '10 term at CUNY York.

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