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Damage to the Confederate capitol, Richmond, VA.
Damage to Archdale Hall plantation in Dorchester County
Emancipation did not guarantee equal treatment
Freedmen working in the fields in Port Royal, South Carolina.
Abandoned plantation in Lousiana.
One of the promises of the Bureau to the freedmen was 40 acres and a mule.
Land that had been given to freedmen to start new lives had to be given back.
Top: inside view of Penn School Above: School children from Penn School
Children from a Freedman’s School
In this illustration, published after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, reconciliation is offered in Lincoln's memory to the secessionist South. - Library of Congress
President Andrew Johnson as published in Harper’s Weekly magazine.
Manuscript of the South Carolina Black Codes
Map of the five military districts of the Radical Republican plan (Tennessee was not included in a district).
A Library of Congress image entitled “The Black Codes”
Men who lost limbs during the war were unable to help on the farms afterward, leaving much of the work to the women.
A copy of the 1868 South Carolina Constitution
A political cartoon showing African Americans ‘ civil rights finally being recognized.
Document showing both black and white representatives in the first state legislature after the war.
A color version of a Harper’s Weekly image showing African Americans voting for the first time.
A Harper’s Weekly image showing the political feelings in 1868, it is entitled “This is a white man’s government.
Image from the impeachment of Andrew Johnson
Freedmen voting in 1868 in South Carolina
Robert Smalls, a Civil War hero, served five terms in the US House of Representatives
Harper’s Weekly political cartoon that portrays African American representatives as unruly.
Carpet bags from the 1870 s
A political cartoon of a carpetbagger
A political cartoon depicting the South as being the laborer for the rich carpetbagger.
Sharecroppers harvesting cotton, which remained the biggest US export after the Civil War.
Freedmen working as a sharecropper
Percentage of farmland that was sharecropped
Vigilante groups, such as the KKK, started during the Reconstruction Era
Intimidation by Southern whites was common as they tried to maintain the control the had during slavery.
A Harper’s Weekly image showing the oppression of African Americans after the Civil War.
With the restrictions of slavery now gone, freedmen went to school and college, and were legally able to marry.
Harper’s Weekly illustration portraying Klan violence.
Harper’s Weekly illustration comparing Klan violence to the Confederacy.
Harper’s Weekly illustration showing New York’s Boss Tweed, who was well known for corruption.
Public schools like this one in Colorado were opened around the state.
This political cartoon from 1869 proclaims “The rich growing richer, the poor growing poorer. ”
Redshirt worn by white democrats on display at the SC State Museum.
President Ulysses Grant
Gov. Wade Hampton III