Reconstruction After Civil War

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The north had the goal of restoring the union during the Civil War, and the south made it very clear they were fighting to be respected as a country. With great happiness came great repercussions of a union victory and the country back together. Post Civil War the country faced issues concerning the Emancipation Proclamation on former slaves, the era of reconstruction, and deaths on both sides. There was a lot of rehabilitating to be put into action on both sides morally and physically. The Emancipation Proclamation declared slavery a moral issue, made it a focus of the Civil War, confirmed Europe 's rejection of the South’s war, and created new experiences for former slaves post Civil War. Though many people believe the Emancipation Proclamation freed the slaves, it didn’t. The reason being, the south was classifying themselves as their own country lead by Jefferson Davis. As the country restored, the southern states gradually rejoined the Union. Now that the former slaves were freed, they had to start a new life, luckily they had an aspiring attitude. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” -Frederick …show more content…

Wherever we look we find the prospect one of gloom.” -Civilian after the Civil War. After the Civil War it was the era of reconstruction. The land was destroyed, and that caused problems not only with homes but with farms. The Southerners relied on their crops and their trades, for example, a cotton mill. With the majority of the war fought on Confederate turf, the Southerners weren’t left with much but destruction. Their homes were obliterated, their land was demolished, and the slaves they had working their trade were mostly freed. Like in multiple American wars, the side of the winner goes into the ruined land and helps the civilians. The north let the former southern soldiers return safely with their small weapons, and gave 25,000 rations. The era of reconstruction united the Union and the

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