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Unformatted text preview: Another Plan for Reconstruction Much of what fuels the differences between the north and the south stems, in essence, from the two being worlds apart economically. Though the north has industrialized into a center for economic growth, the south has remained a rural, agrarian society. Technology in the north creates a major gap between the two and presents a formidable problem to reconstruction. The overcoming of such differences would dramatically unify the nation. Because economical advancement is a desire shared by both northerners and southerners alike, the southerners will welcome industrialization with open arms, especially after the detrimental costs of the Civil War. To offer the technology of the north, then, to the south, serves as a means of improving its economy. Not only does such an act fill the gap between the two regions, but also offers employment opportunities to freed slaves. However, opportunities are not limited only to freed slaves, for white men who may be considered “vagrants” by society are...
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- Fall '08
- Reconstruction, White people, Southern United States, extremist groups, monetary reward