Success and failure of Reconstruction

Explain the success and failure of Reconstruction.

“Reconstruction was a failure, but a splendid failure,” says historian Leon Litwack.

Listen to the following lecture by Historian David Blight

“Black Reconstruction in the South: The Freedpeople and the Economics of Land and Labor”

http://oyc.yale.edu/history/hist-119/lecture-23

Explain the success and failure of Reconstruction.

  • Your answer should include:
  • the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments
  • the impeachment of Andrew Johnson
  • the plight of the freed people
  • and the Compromise of 1877.
  • Your essay should be at least 250-350 words.

America’s Reconstruction: People & Politics After The Civil War

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/exhibits/reconstr…

Read the website to assist with key themes and terms and can write effective responses

 

Last Updated on February 11, 2019 by Essay Pro