Reconstruction: America After The Civil War

Reconstruction, one of the most complex, turbulent and divisive eras in American history, left a legacy of hope and terror that still haunts┬áthe United States. Extending from approximately 1865 to 1877, it raised a mountain of contentious racial, social, political and economic issues as┬áNortherners and Southerners grappled with the outcome of the 1861-1865 Civil War. […]