Describe how northerners and southerners viewed and treated blacks during Reconstruction

Discussion 1

Covering Chapter 13 and the Proclamation The Emancipation Proclamation was one of the greatest political documents in American history. Defend or refute that statement.

 

Discussion 2

Review the text and images athttp://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart5.html.  Describe how northerners and southerners viewed and treated blacks during Reconstruction.  What conclusions can you draw regarding race relations in America?  Include a brief discussion on how blacks responded to their former masters after the Civil War ended.