What Is Reconstruction A Success Or A Failure

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The Reconstruction of the South, after the Civil War, could be viewed as a success or an utterly failure. The war itself was a major success, with slavery coming to an end. The freeing of the slaves was the high point before the South turned down the dark and winding road of Reconstruction. When Reconstruction started under President Johnson in 1865, it was not very popular with the Northern politicians. The Southern legislation had come up with different challenges to keep a strong hold on the African Americans that were still in the South. These new challenges that were started by the South were basically set up by the Southern government to control the African Americans without having to stamp them as still slaves. By the year 1867, Reconstruction

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