Cause: Reconstruction America, 1863-1877 (Hardcover)

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After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be "fraught with great difficulty." Three days later he was assassinated. The years to come witnessed a time of complex and controversial change.

About the Author

TONYA BOLDEN is the author of several books for young readers, including "Rock of Ages: A Tribute to the Black Church" and "The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali." She is also the editor of two books in the bestselling 33 Things series and the adapter of "American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375827952
ISBN-10: 0375827951
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: December 27th, 2005
Pages: 138
Language: English