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Reconstruction Period in the US

The Reconstruction period in the United States followed the Civil War. Reconstruction also refers to us as the rebuilding of the South after the Civil War. Reconstruction lasted from 1865 till 1877 and was and still is the most controversial periods in the nation's history. Scholars still debate over its legacy, successes, and failure of this time period.

There is much to say about the positive affects the Reconstruction brought to both the North and South. In May 1865, Johnson announced his own Reconstruction plan. It offered pardons to all Southern whites except the main Confederate leaders and wealthy Confederate supports. If you think about it, this plan is like a "pay-backaE...

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