Example of One Change Caused by the
Civil War and Reconstruction
Example of One
Challenge to Change
Politica l Blacks In America Became Citizens and had the right to vote. the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments Congress passing the
Econo mic Sharecropping instead of slave labor to produce cotton
Planter Aristocracy in the South replaced by a
political elite of incoming northerners.
Town, Factories, and
Fields were destroyed
Which type of change—political, social, or economic—had the most impact on Southern life?
The Reconstruction era after the civil war had the most impact on Southern life because it was