Dbq On African American Rights During Reconstruction

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African American Rights During Reconstruction
By Dane Worthington Hour 7 Advanced Social Studies

How many African Americans in the 1800s do you think thought that Reconstruction made them equal to White American citizens? Reconstruction was the process in which Southern states were reintegrated into the Union. During Reconstruction African Americans were given rights were supposed to have them protected by the United States military. The question that will be answered in this DBQ is “Did the laws made in Reconstruction protect the rights of African Americans?”. While the laws of Reconstruction were good in nature, they ultimately failed to protect the safety and voting rights of African Americans.

Reconstruction policies failed to protect
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