Reconstruction Essay Topics

Reconstruction Process

Reconstruction is the process by which the former states of the Confederacy were “reconstructed” into the United States. During the approximately fifteen years of the reconstruction process, the leadership of reconstruction changed twice. Initially begun by President Lincoln in 1863 and continued by Andrew Johnson after Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, it was  ultimately implemented, managed… View Article

Failures of Reconstruction

General William T. Sherman’s meeting with the black leaders who would become successful and prominent leaders of black people in the United States of America on January 12, 1865 somehow foreshadowed the coming of Reconstruction in this era. The meeting which united both white and black Americans who wished for the abolition of slavery was… View Article