Reconstruction, in us history, the period (1865–77) that followed the american civil war and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war. Civil war & reconstruction name: reading p1 the constitution: something’s missing the constitution set up the rules for our government the first ten constitutional. Rev 3/2017 the civil war and reconstruction exam content outline the following is an outline of the content areas covered in the examination the approximate percentage of the. Civil war and reconstruction during the civil war the racial dynamics of memphis changed significantly between 1862 and 1865 during the civil war, thousands of enslaved african americans fled mid-south farms and plantations for the relative security of camps and shantytowns in and around the memphis. Although attention will be devoted to the causes and long-term consequences of the civil war, this class will focus primarily on the war years (1861-1865) with special emphasis on the military and technological aspects of the conflict.
Reconstruction was a significant chapter in the history of civil rights in the united states, and in economic history after reconstruction ended, the south remained a poverty-stricken backwater dependent on agriculture. The american civil war was fought in the united states from 1861 to 1865 the result of a long-standing controversy over slavery and states' rights, war broke out in april 1861, when confederates attacked fort sumter in south carolina, shortly after abraham lincoln was inaugurated. Civil war and reconstruction reconstruction reconstruction was a time of great change in tennessee the most important change was the end of slavery. Massachusetts institute of technology 21h116j / sts029j civil war and reconstruction fall 2010 instructor: professor merritt roe smith tuesday and thursday, 9:30-11 am. The american civil war started after southerners attacked fort sumter in 1861 and ended when lee surrendered to grant at the appomattox court house in 1865 four of the border states - virginia, arkansas, tennessee, and north carolina joined the other slave states and fought on the side of the confederacy.
Civil war and reconstruction (1861-1877), a timeline made with timetoast's free interactive timeline making software. Civil war transition to and were never taken up” 1 sumner’s ideas of reconstruction were far more rigid and extreme than those of even his fellow radical.
Freedmen's bureau engraving reconstruction is the general term for the process of political and social realignments and readjustments in the south after the civil war and emancipation, often described as lasting from 1865 to 1877, although in alabama it ended earlier, in 1874. Reconstruction after the war, the federal government pursued a program of political, social, and economic restructuring across the south-including an attempt to accord legal equality and political power to former slaves. This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the american civil war, from the 1840s to 1877 the primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in american history those meanings may be defined in many ways: national, sectional, racial.
The period after the civil war, 1865 - 1877, was called the reconstruction period abraham lincoln started planning for the reconstruction of the south during the civil war as union soldiers occupied huge areas of the south. Civil war - reconstruction for webquest or practice, print a copy of this quiz at civil war - reconstruction webquest print page about this quiz: all the questions on this quiz. The civil war timeline (1861-1877) covers the north, the south, african american soldiers, freedmen, and reconstruction with primary sources from american memory.
The civil war and reconstruction era brought about the end of slavery and the expansion of civil rights to african americans through.
Harris said, “indeed, indeed he did listen, as far as i’m concerned, jeff sessions should be advised, and i’ll advise him right now, that it’s a bad idea for him to start talking about anything to do with the history of slavery or reconstruction or the civil war in. The civil war and reconstruction: a documentary collection [william e gienapp] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers an ample, wide-ranging collection of primary sources, the civil war and reconstruction: a documentary collection. Department of state florida facts florida history a brief history civil war and reconstruction civil war and reconstruction during the civil war, florida was not ravaged as several other southern states were. Reconstruction(1863/1865-1877) was the attempt of the federal government of the united states to resolve the issues of the american civil war (1861-1865), after the confederacy was defeated and slavery ended. Civil war reconstruction summary: there are two basic areas of topics in regards to the reconstruction era one covers a period from 1865-1877 and is as broad as the us history in its entirety and the other sticks mainly. Reconstruction (1865-1877), the period that followed the american civil war, is perhaps the most controversial era in american history. Explore texas by historical eras civil war and reconstruction 1861-1870 by katie whitehurst texas responded to the election of abraham lincoln by joining the confederacy in early 1861, a few weeks before the first shots were fired at fort sumter.
Caitlin verboon discusses the difficulties that a divided nation faced after the conclusion of the civil war and the assassination of abraham lincoln. Watch video historian edward ayers looks at the end of the civil war and the dawn of the reconstruction era. Civil war and reconstruction, which introduces students to the most pivotal era in american history the civil war transformed the nation by eliminating the threat of secession and destroying the institution of slavery. Start studying civil war & reconstruction vocab learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.