HIS 303 Week 3 DQ 1 The Constitution and Reconstruction
This work of HIS 303 Week 3 Discussion Question 1 The Constitution and Reconstruction consists of:
A common misconception about the end of the Civil War is that, after ending slavery, the federal government did nothing to assist former slaves. In fact, the Constitution itself was substantially altered to define the rights of Americans and to allow the federal government to protect those rights. Review the contents of the Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and Nineteenth Amendments, along with the history of the period from 1865 to 1933.
What measures did the federal government implement during Reconstruction to aid freed people? Why and how would those measures prove largely ineffective in the long-term? What gains did women