Cause: Reconstruction America, 1863-1877 (Hardcover)

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After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be "fraught with great difficulty." Three days later he was assassinated. The years to come witnessed a time of complex and controversial change.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780375827952
ISBN-10: 0375827951
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: December 27th, 2005
Pages: 138
Language: English