Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 Topics for Discussion

Eric Foner
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Why in Foner's opinion was Reconstruction a failure?

Foner Defines Reconstruction as the period between 1863 and 1877. Why does he choose these dates?

What effect did the abolition and emancipation movements have on women's rights?

How did the Republican party transform during Reconstruction?

How do the ideals of the present Republican and Democratic parties differ from their ideals during Construction?

How does Foner address the way other historians have interpreted Reconstruction?

What motivated northern politicians to push Reconstruction efforts?

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