HIS202 College of San Mateo Reconstruction Era Discussion
The instructor recommends allotting 120 minutes to complete this assignment. Time Recommendation: 60 minutes for your post and 60 minutes reading and responding to the post of classmates. This is only a recommendation, you may spend more or less time on this assignment depending on your ability and availability.
Please discuss the following prompt with a minimum of 300 words and 2 direct quotes from Eric Foner’s Give Me Liberty. Be sure to use parenthetical citations when quoting from the textbook. Upon completion, respond to three of your fellow classmates with a meaningful paragraph which should include a specific compliment, constructive criticism, and further elaboration that pertains to the historical analysis presented.
|Was Reconstruction a success or a failure? Or was it something in between? In your response, consider land policy, key legislation during Presidential and Radical Reconstruction, southern politics, racial and political violence, and northern “fatigue” with Reconstruction. Be sure to make clear what you mean by success and failure.|