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 â€œfatigueâ€ with Reconstruction. Be sure to make clear what you mean by success and failure.|