What is reconstruction Apush?

4.4. 20 Reviews. Reconstruction Era. (1865-1877) Period after the Civil War during which Northern political leaders created plans for the governance of the South and a procedure for former Southern states to rejoin the Union; Southern resentment of this era lasted well into the twentieth century.

What was one major change in American society as a result of reconstruction?

The Reconstruction era redefined U.S. citizenship and expanded the franchise, changed the relationship between the federal government and the governments of the states, and highlighted the differences between political and economic democracy.

What does this photograph show about the treatment of African Americans in the South after Reconstruction?

This photograph shows that African Americans were treated poorly under the system of segregation (the separation of white and black people in public places) in the South. Oftentimes, facilities/opportunities were not equal for Blacks; when compared to the experiences of Whites.

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What were the 3 big questions of Reconstruction?

The three big questions of Reconstruction were:

  • What do we do with the former Confederates?
  • What do we do with the formerly enslaved people?
  • Who should be in charge of deciding #1 & #2: Congress or the President?

Who is Thaddeus Stevens Apush?

Stevens was the head of the Radical Republicans in the House after the Civil War. He favored punishing the South during Reconstruction and advocated strongly for Black Civil Rights bills.

Was Reconstruction a success or a failure?

Reconstruction was a success in that it restored the United States as a unified nation: by 1877, all of the former Confederate states had drafted new constitutions, acknowledged the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments, and pledged their loyalty to the U.S. government.

What were the 3 phases of Reconstruction?

Reconstruction is generally divided into three phases: Wartime Reconstruction, Presidential Reconstruction and Radical or Congressional Reconstruction, which ended with the Compromise of 1877, when the U.S. government pulled the last of its troops from southern states, ending the Reconstruction era.

What was one reason the 14th and 15th amendments failed to prevent future racial segregation?

What was one reason the 14th and 15th amendments failed to prevent future racial segregation? Most Northern abolitionists opposed the extension of these rights. Radical Republicans in Congress stopped African Americans from voting. The Supreme Court refused to accept cases to interpret these amendments.

Why did the Reconstruction era end?

Reconstruction ended with the contested Presidential election of 1876, which put Republican Rutherford B. Hayes in office in exchange for the withdrawal of federal troops from the South. Republicans and Democrats responded to the economic declines by shifting attention from Reconstruction to economic recovery.

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