What Is Reconstruction A Success

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Reconstruction Era
I believe the Reconstruction era is considered a success in that it ended the separation between the North and the South and that it restored the United States as a unified nation. The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendment was added to the constitution. The 13th amendment outlawed slavery, the 14th amendment protected all Americans under the law and the 15th amendment extend suffrage to all men. The Freedman’s Bureau and the Civil Rights Act worked to get African Americans back on their feet. For the first time black men were elected to government positions such as governor and senator. All of the Southern states dragged new constitutions. Because of the reconstruction era, the United States was now a nation, not just a country.
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