From slavery to freedom

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What was reconstruction?The name Reconstruction was given the period after the civil war. It s also called Tragic Era . There where high damages in the southern states raised by the warfare. Politicians organised elections and set up new state governments. Black men were now allowed to vote, but the white Southerners disliked this. Soon, black politicians were elected in state and local government. But most of the Blacks were poor and had no education or political experience, either as voters or as politicians. So there was a great deal of corruption. A few Northern businessmen made high profits on overcharging contracts to repair war damages. Corruption was quite common in American politics. Sharecroppers Many of the Blacks who where slaves didn t want to work for wages because it ...

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