Negroes' Role in Reconstruction
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This paper provides a discussion of the significant political, educational, legal and other roles played by Negroes during the period of Reconstruction. The discussion compares contemporary historian accounts of these roles compared to traditional ones that tended to undermine the role played by Negroes during the era.
From the Paper:"Along with the Carpetbaggers and Scalawags, Negroes played a prominent role during the period of rebuilding the South and its society after the Civil War, known as Reconstruction. Previous generations of historians tended to give a white perspective of Reconstruction, or presented a backward i.e. naive and uneducated or corrupt role for Negroes in the period. Historians generally consider Reconstruction to be the period following the U.S. Civil War in 1865 to the election of Rutherford B. Hayes in ... when Republicans..."
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