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How long was the Reconstruction Era?
Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020
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In this way, was the Reconstruction era a success?
Reconstruction was a success. power of the 14th and 15th Amendments. Amendments, which helped African Americans to attain full civil rights in the 20th century. Despite the loss of ground that followed Reconstruction, African Americans succeeded in carving out a measure of independence within Southern society.
One may also ask, what was the main purpose of the reconstruction era? The rebuilding of the South after the Civil War is called the Reconstruction. The Reconstruction lasted from 1865 to 1877. The purpose of the Reconstruction was to help the South become a part of the Union again.
Also, how was the reconstruction a failure?
The American Civil War preserved the Union and freed the slaves. However, during Reconstruction, a lack of political focus on the effort failed to solve the sectional wounds, and the elimination of the freed slaves' newly gained civil liberties failed to bring about long-term racial integration.
When did reconstruction take place?
1865 - 1877