Reconstruction
Reconstruction

What It Takes

The freedmen and Radical Republicans who managed to win power in local governments during Reconstruction.

Oct. 27 2017 5:57 AMWhat Happened to the Plantations?How freedpeople pursued the dream of land ownership during Reconstruction, and how they were denied.
Oct. 27 2017 5:55 AMA Timeline of ReconstructionA Slate Academy guide to the key events that defined America from 1863 through 1883.
Oct. 27 2017 5:56 AMIntroducing ReconstructionOur new Slate Academy finds the seeds of our present politics in the period after the Civil War.