Positives And Negatives Of Reconstruction

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There were many positives and negatives for blacks in the Reconstruction. One positive was that they got their freedom. This opened up many other positive events for them. Blacks were now able to leave what use to be their master during slavery, and go out and get jobs elsewhere. They were no longer bound as slaves, to get beaten everyday, and to be treated poorly. This allowed them to start families also. “Everyone went wild. We felt like heroes. We was free.” was stated by Felix Haywood after blacks received their freedom. They felt like a lot was accomplished. They could do so much more with there lives. Rich like the whites was what most blacks dreamed of when they were free. This is where the negatives came into play. Most
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