Massachusetts institute of technology 21h116j / sts029j civil war and reconstruction fall 2010 instructor: professor merritt roe smith tuesday and thursday, 9:30-11. Union blockade and coastal occupation in the civil war camilla massacre capture of jefferson davis. 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. This video from discovery education helps show some of the events that were part of the reconstruction era. Introduction reconstruction, one of the most turbulent and controversial eras in american history, began during the civil war and ended in. A new birth of freedom: reconstruction during the civil war the civil war, in the words of president abraham lincoln, brought to america.
Kids learn about the reconstruction of the south after the civil war efforts made to admit the southern states back into the union. Black codes in the united states, the black codes were laws passed by southern states in 1865 and 1866 during reconstruction, after the civil war. 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. Reconstruction was the tenth occasional north american science fiction convention it was held in raleigh, north carolina, on august 5–8, 2010, at the raleigh. The civil war was the turning point in the us history, while the reconstruction era has completed the achievements of the civil war and changes launched by the. Civil war – reconstruction reconstruction is generally referred to as the period following the civil war ending in the return of the southern states to.
Civil war and reconstruction (1861-1877), a timeline made with timetoast's free interactive timeline making software. The civil war (1861-65) was perhaps the most momentous event in american history the survival of the united states as one nation was at risk, and on the outcome of. Browse the latest reconstruction videos and more on historycom african-americans face struggles in the years after the civil war compromise of 1877. 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.
After the war, the federal government pursued a program of political, social, and economic restructuring across the south-including an attempt to accord legal. In 1877, soon after retiring as president of the united states, ulysses s grant, embarked with his wife on a two-year tour of the world at almost every location, he. In which john green teaches you about reconstruction after the divisive, destructive civil war, abraham lincoln had a plan to reconcile the country and. The civil war timeline (1861-1877) covers the north, the south, african american soldiers, freedmen, and reconstruction with primary sources from american memory.
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Civil war and reconstruction during the civil war, president abraham lincoln struggled to preserve the american constitutional republic and union that ensured liberty. 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. Facts, information and articles about civil war reconstruction, the period after the civil war civil war reconstruction facts location united states southern states. The union victory in the civil war in 1865 may have given some 4 million slaves their freedom, but the process of rebuilding the south during the reconstruction. The reconstruction after the revolutionary and civil wars in the united states were alike and contrasted in several ways both the revolutionary war reconstruction. Administering the oath of allegiance to confederate soldiers library of congress image reconstruction (1865-1877), the period that followed the american civil war.