Who Killed Reconstruction?

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Who Killed Reconstruction? “The blacks, as a people, are unfitted for the proper exercise of political duties…..” said a Boston newspaper in 1873 saying that the Africans-Americans were too dumb to be in Congress or any political office. Three years later, was the 100th year anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. With the irony of the election of 1876 had officially crushed the African-American dream. In 1877, the Reconstruction efforts finally ended, so people were wondering who killed Reconstruction. The North is at fault since they had “more important” events happening at that time, instead of fixing the southern part of the country. 1876 was an important year for America because it was the 100th year of the Declaration of
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