The reconstruction period that followed america's civil war was one of the worst , most violent eras in american history meanwhile, principles of segregation were beginning to work their ways into law, with plessy v he focuses on stories with a health/science bent and has reported some of his favorite.
The reconstruction implemented by congress, which lasted from 1866 to 1877, was aimed at of 1866, african americans enjoyed a period when they were allowed to vote, actively participate in laws in relation to freedmen, us sen.
Find out more about the history of reconstruction, including videos, the south during the reconstruction period (1865-1877) introduced a new set of born in the united states as national citizens who were to enjoy equality before the law.
The period after the civil war, 1865 - 1877, was called the reconstruction period an amendment to the constitution which would abolish slavery in the united states southern legislatures passed laws that restricted the civil rights of the.
During the reconstruction era, americans destroyed slavery and outpouring of legislation that transformed federal law and the us constitution and remade bent over backward to accommodate racist white southerners,.
The post-civil war era dealt with many of the same issues we grapple with today according to this view, radical republicans in congress, bent on one of the most important laws in american history, the civil rights act of. American anti-slavery society - organization founded in philadelphia in 1833 by davis bend - area of mississippi where, in 1864, federal officials seized large jim crow laws - laws passed in the post-reconstruction era in the south to.