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7 June, 18:40

What were some of the basic reasons for the failure of reconstruction?

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  1. 7 June, 19:39
    It failed to elevate freed slaves into anything like educational or economic equality. And it failed to enforce those progressive Reconstruction policies that did pass ... On the economic side, not having slaves was a shock to the economy, as was the war itself since it was fought more on Southern soil.
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