A critical but forgotten part of the Civil Rights era was the campaign to undo the white supremacist constitutions in many states.
Although he was scrupulously honest, Andrew Johnson angered members of Congress by thwarting their plans for Reconstruction.
Lincoln painstakingly evolved a plan for harmonious reconstruction of the Union, which Radical Republicans moved to sabotage
Would the disastrous Reconstruction era have taken a different course?
One of Lee’s greatest lieutenants is slowly winning his reputation back after losing it for daring to criticize his boss
The disputed election of "His Fraudulency" Rutherford B. Hayes ended the era of Reconstruction.
Whatever you were taught or thought you knew about the post-Civil War era is probably wrong in the light of recent study
A TALE OF RECONSTRUCTION
Of the turbulent career of Pinckney B. S. Pinchback, adventurer, operator, and first black governor of Louisiana. He reminds one powerfully, says the author, of the late Adam Clay ton Powell, Jr.
Was it, as Navy Secretary Welles believed, “a conspiracy to overthrow the government”?