Reconstruction Dbq

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“A thing that has been rebuilt after being damaged or destroyed.” The definition of reconstruction. The Reconstruction Act was proposed by The Government. The purpose of the reconstruction act was to readmit Southern States back into the Union. The fourteenth amendment provided former slaves with national citizenship, and the fifteenth amendment granted black men the right to vote. But there had been many effects due to the act. Here are the acts and the effects they had back then. Reconstruction Act was the name given to a series of four laws or statutes passed by Congress in 1867 and 1868 that overrode the presidential veto of Andrew Johnson. The Reconstruction Act series of laws were passed by the Radical Republicans in Congress who had

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