What Were The Goals Of Radical Reconstruction?

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The purpose for reconstruction was to put the union back together and free the slaves once an for all. The reconstruction set three goals, and failed to achieve them, as well as emphasizing the profiund effect it had on the South, and entire race. In the South the Reconstruction period was a time of readjustment accompanied by disorder. The first and main goal of the Radicals was to punish the South. President andrew Johnson supported certain laws and had a better chance succeeding with ones such as,"Black codes which regulated the freedom of blacks and used the law to force blacks back to the
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