Discussion #1: Why did Reconstruction Fail?

History 1306.

Discussion #1: Why did Reconstruction Fail?

Most historians agree that Reconstruction was generally a failure. What were some of the positive accomplishments of Reconstruction? What could have been done to have made the postwar period more effective in uniting the North with the South and establishing the freedmens’ citizenship? 

Due date: 29th August

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