The Civil War Of Reconstruction: The Reconstruction Period In America

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During 1867-1877 The Reconstruction period in America was referring to the civil war of rebuilding the south. The problem was African American didn’t have rights such as controlling their labor, having possession of land and family. While the south was under reconstruction, Andrew Johnson became president and emancipation freed Jefferson long. Jefferson and Andrew had different view point on race, Jefferson view was self-determination and Andrew Johnson believed in freedom for African Americans. In my essay I will be discussing the problem were Africans American didn’t the rights, The plan how the south would be reconstructed and the aftermath of the reconstruction of the south.With reconstruction slavery was abolished and African Americans had freedom to theirs rights reconstruction did equal amount for blacks and whites southerners …show more content…
Most were homeless, separated from their family groups during the years of slavery. Before considering the rights to having freedom there were obligation that need to be done, however blacks were massive enroll in military service by 1863. Over 180,000 blacks had served in the union army, men with talent and ambition would open numerous doors to position and respectability, with black men fighting in the civil war would bring black political leaders of radical reconstruction – page 865. The Journal of American History. During the civil war, black’s occupied areas such as Sea Island experience freedom, union troops arrived most black slaves were employed by northern whites who moved to the south to make an example of profitability of newly freed black labor. After the civil war the southern states in 1865 passed the law of “Black Codes” were passed so African Americas could have freedom, the black code was gave the African American the rights to work in a labor based on

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