Was Reconstruction After Civil War A Success

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Was Reconstruction after the Civil War a success, a failure, or a little of both? Explain your answer using evidence from the period from 1865 to 1900. 1865, the year the Civil War ended was one of the most controversial eras in history. In January of 1865 the U.S. congress approved the thirteenth amendment to destroy all slavery throughout the nation. It helped the army receive more African Americans to enroll in the Union Army. Before all of this African Americans were not accepted in the army, the government was holding blocks on them when they tried to get in. When they got in the army they where treated anyway under the whites. They didn’t get paid as much and they where grouped together with white officers. African Americans
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