What Was Reconstruction A Success

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After the Civil War ended and the Union claimed its victory, life was different in the South. The best way to describe it in one word would be ¨angry¨. All the South wanted to do was create a nation of their own, but it ended in disaster. Houses and barns were burned, farm animals were nowhere in sight, and no people to be seen in the city. But ultimately, everybody knew that in order for the country to be whole again and on good terms, there needed to be a reconstruction. A reconstruction was necessary not only to repair a broken country, but to create jobs for the 4 million freed slaves who now had no jobs. The aspects of the Reconstruction that I view as successes are the Emancipation Proclamation, the Civil Rights Act, and the 14th and

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