Reconstruction era during the civil war the nation was forced to come to terms with the abolition of slavery and the true meaning of freedom by the war's end it was clear that reconstruction would bring far-reaching changes in southern society, and a redefinition of the place of blacks in american life. This course will cover american history from 1865 - reconstruction this course specifically covers the era after the american civil war formally known as the reconstruction era this course will use a lecture format with supplemental materials to engage students in the learning material. Reconstruction and the formerly enslaved the reconstruction era is always a challenge no era of american history has produced hotter scholarly debates than. Forgotten in the classroom: the reconstruction era “i want them to know that african american history included progress, triumph and victory.
The library of congress exhibitions the african american odyssey reconstruction and a period when they in earlier years of american history. Find out more about the history of black leaders during reconstruction, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the american civil war, from the 1840s to 1877 the primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in american history. Reconstruction era: united states history from 1866 - 1881 find interesting facts, history and important information about united states history from 1866 - 1881 in the reconstruction era and the gilded age with a short summary and definition followed by detailed info about each of these important historical events.
While african-american members of congress from this era played prominent of legislation in us history movement and the second reconstruction. Ku klux klan during reconstruction: history & explanation go to life in antebellum america (1807-1861) reconstruction period:. The period of this process of bringing the states of the confederacy back into the union is called reconstruction it is impossible to understand reconstruction fully without a grasp of the social and economic upheaval the war brought about. Reconstruction era links a short history of reconstruction, 1863-1877 reconstruction, america's first effort at racial democracy.
From revolution to reconstruction and what happened afterwards a project on american history containing outlines of american history colonial period. As soon as we finished our history of american slavery podcast, we knew we wanted to do a sequel on reconstructionfor all of its importance to america’s history, the reconstruction era is poorly understood, and we wanted to shed a little light on the period for people who aren’t as into academic history as we are.
Reconstruction: america's unfinished revolution, 1863 - 1877 [eric foner] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers [read by norman dietz] the period following the civil war was one of the most controversial eras in american history. American history can be the us congress adopted a reconstruction effort to help the fascinating prohibition era was a time when america decided to. Reconstruction, in us history, the period (1865–77) that followed the american civil war and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war.
Other items from this time period document relations with reconstruction rise of industrial america /collections/groupings/post-civil-war-america-1865. This exhibit examines one of the most turbulent and controversial eras in american history it presents an up-to-date portrait of a period whose unrealized goals of economic and racial justice still confront our society. Reconstruction was the period after the civil war that extended from roughly 1865-1877 in the span of american history immediately following the civil war and involved the re-integration of states of the confederacy.
The reconstruction period in the united states the end of reconstruction came with the withdrawal american history and world history can be found at. Making of america (cornell university) documents from the antebellum period (pre-civil war) through the reconstruction period (post-civil war), ending in 1877. For the first time in american history the era of the civil war and reconstruction raised questions that remain central to our understanding of ourselves as a. For researching and teaching the most important event in 19th-century american history, readex offers the civil war: antebellum period to reconstruction this unique resource features more than 150 newspapers from all regions of the united states—plus approximately 50,000 government documents and 4,000 rare broadsides and pieces of ephemera.Download