What positive changes occurred for blacks during the Reconstruction years?

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What positive changes occurred for blacks during the Reconstruction years?

The Reconstruction:

The Reconstruction Era was a time in American history right after the Civil War where the Congress passed laws dictating certain requirements for the states of the Confederacy to rejoin the Union. Many historians consider the Reconstruction Plan by the government to be a failure because of the resistance to the plan by the people and that by the end of the Reconstruction period, there was little unity on the issue of the treatment of blacks.

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Despite its perceived failures, black Americans benefited greatly from the efforts of Reconstruction laws. The 13th Amendment (end of slavery), the...

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Reconstruction Acts of 1867: Definition & History

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