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Flashcards about American Reconstruction.
|What was Reconstruction?||Reconstruction was the 12 year period between 1865 to 1877 that was dedicated to the reconstruction of the south after the civil war.|
|What was the Freedman's Bureau?||They were government offices set up as the civil war ended to help freed slaves.|
|What did the Civil Rights Act of 1866 do?||It said state laws (Black Codes) that restricted freed slave's rights were illegal, and that the use of Federal Troops to enforce this act is authorized.|