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Civil War: Reconstruction in Georgia

A list of links that relate to Reconstruction in the South after the American Civil War, primarily focusing on the state of Georgia.

American Experience | Reconstruction: The Second Civil War | PBS

Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
This site is great for defining what Reconstruction was like for people living in the South.

New Georgia Encyclopedia: Reconstruction in Georgia

As a defeated Confederate state, Georgia underwent Reconstruction from 1865, when the Civil War (1861-65) ended, until 1871, when Republican government and military occupation in the state ended. Though brief, Reconstruction transformed the state politically, socially, and economically.

Civil War & Reconstruction, 1861-1877

This site is great source for finding photographs and other sources related to Reconstruction of Georgia after the Civil War.

Ku Klux Klan Violence in Georgia, 1871

Ku Klux Klan Violence in Georgia, 1871 Following the Civil War, the federal government brought newly freed people into the political and economic sphere through a variety of efforts known as Radical Reconstruction. But planters, unwilling to lose control over African-American laborers, attempted to rule the South through violence and legal and economic intimidation.

Freedmen's Bureau Records - Georgia | The Freedmen's Bureau Online

This site gives accounts of freedmen who were assaulted or killed during time known as Reconstruction.

Reconstruction (1865-1877)

A summary of The Postwar South and the Black Codes: 1865-1877 in History SparkNotes's Reconstruction (1865-1877). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Reconstruction (1865-1877) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.