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The Reconstruction Period

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The Reconstruction era ( to ), the historic period in which the United States grappled with the question of how to integrate millions of newly freed African Americans into social, political, and labor systems, was a time of significant transformation within the United States. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR (w.t.) will take a broad view of the Reconstruction era and its aftermath, beginning with the hopeful . This text discusses Reconstruction, or the period of rebuilding following the Civil War. The Civil War lasted from to and was fought between the northern states, known as the Union, and rebellious southern states, known as the Confederacy. The Union won the war and had to decide how to bring the country back together again, leading to the controversial Reconstruction Era.

  From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America. Eric Foner's "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) redefined how the post-Civil War period was by: The lesson Reconstructing the South: A Role Play is excellent for exploring the Reconstruction time period. Too often, periods of American history like this one are presented without relevant connections to today’s world, which make our not-so-distant past seem like ancient history to young learners.


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The Reconstruction era is one of the most contentious periods in American history. This book examines the issues clearly with a fine academic rigour. The issues surrounding the reintegration of the devastated South live on in contemporary American politics. This book is an important contribution to the understanding of it/5(98).

The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America's Most Progressive Era by Douglas R. Egerton, Eric Jason Martin, et al. out of 5 stars Ayers, Edward L. The promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction.

New York: Oxford University Press, (Founders, Reserves F A94 ). Belz, Herman. Emancipation and Equal Rights: Politics and constitutionalism in the Civil War Era.

New York: Norton, (Founders E B45   I am going to post links to book reviews on Civil War Talk that are about works devoted to the Reconstruction Era or that cover aspects of Reconstruction within a broader period. This is in response to inquiries about suggested books on Reconstruction. Reconstruction.

The author of this book is one of the few remaining links in the chain by which the present generation is connected with the reconstruction period,—the most important and eventful period in our country's history.

What is herein recorded is based upon the author's own knowledge, contact and experience. This selective bibliography provides a listing of books, journal articles, videos, and magazine articles about the reconstruction era from The books selected are available in Founders Library or one of the branch libraries.

Reconstruction, the period (–77) after the American Civil War during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the Union of the 11 states that had seceded.

Reconstruction-era instances of corruption or bribery were vastly exaggerated. The nation's foremost scholars, especially historians, wrote seething histories of the period that decried the supposedly deplorable treatment of white Southerners and spun overtly racist tales concerning the ignorance and savage lust of Black officeholders.

But the years following the war, Reconstruction, also offer a rich backdrop that have informed some of the greatest art in the country's canon. Books set in Reconstruction Era America ask how to rebuild after atrocity, how to love after war, and how to move toward a more perfect : Tracy O'neill.

THE YEARS from to I think may be called the period of Reconstruction. This included the time that I spent as a student at Hampton and as a teacher in West Virginia.

During the whole of the Reconstruction period two ideas were constantly agitating the minds of the coloured people, or, at least, the minds of a large part of the race. This is a selected bibliography of the main scholarly books and articles of Reconstruction, the period after the American Civil War, – (or to ).

Reconstruction (), the turbulent era following the Civil War, was the effort to reintegrate Southern states from the Confederacy and 4 million newly-freed slaves into the United States.

His The Era of Reconstruction () and his edited collection, with Leon Litwack, titled Reconstruction: An Anthology of Revisionist Writings () reflected a changing consensus on the Reconstruction period. Born out of the then-contemporary experience of the Civil Rights Movement, coupled with the rise of both social history and Black Studies, Reconstruction’s historiography was dramatically re-shaped.

The group’s book, “Justice and Jurisprudence,” powerfully condemned the Supreme Court’s cramped postwar rulings and gave voice to a different view of constitutional rights under the Author: John Fabian Witt. Foner’s book is indispensible, but dense.

A pithier primer can be found in Michael W. Fitzgerald’s “Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South” (Ivan R. Dee, ). Below are books for students and teachers on the Reconstruction era in the United States.

We also recommend the lesson, Reconstructing the South: A Role Play, the free downloadable booklet from the National Park Service called The Era of Reconstruction:and The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

Foner said, "That's what I was taught in high school in the s: Reconstruction was the worst period in American history, it was a travesty of. From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period that shaped modern Foner's "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) redefined how the post-Civil War period was truction chronicles the way in which.

The Emancipation Proclamation in freed African Americans in rebel states, and after the Civil War, the Thirteenth Amendment emancipated all U.S. slaves wherever they were. As a result, the mass of Southern blacks now faced the difficulty Northern blacks had confronted—that of a free people.

The Reconstruction era took place from and was a time that the nation tried to reunite the north and the south. Were they successful. This book is a part of a series called History of America. Other titles in the series are Exploring the Great Lakes and Battle at the Alamo.

The reconstruction period. [Peter J Hamilton] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Hamilton. --The restoration under Johnson --Federal regulation of the Freedmen --Southern attempts at reconstruction --The reconstruction legislation --The attempt to remove the President --A study in race tendencies --Military administration in the.Dating the end of the Reconstruction era.

At the national level, textbooks typically date the era from to Eric Foner's textbook of national history Give Me Liberty is an example. His monograph Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, – () focusing on the situation in the South, covers to While is the usual date given for the end of Reconstruction, some Cause: American Civil War.Reconstruction-era literature helped shape an ongoing national debate about proper remedies to racial wrongs.

In this powerful book, Brook Thomas revisits the contested era of Reconstruction.