Week 7 Hist 406 Civil War & Reconstruction Forum post

Week 7 Hist 406 Civil War & Reconstruction Forum post

Reconstruction Part II: Radical Reconstruction After President Johnson’s Democratic Party was savaged in the 1866 midterm elections a very extreme period of political conflict began between the Republican Party, which had overwhelming control of both houses of Congress, and the President. Radical Reconstruction set to completely change the country, especially with respect to the civil and constitutional rights of African Americans. Were they successful?