The Civil War era (1844-1877)

A house divided against itself cannot stand. The United States could no longer remain half-slave and half-free, and the ensuing war over the fate of slavery ripped apart the nation.
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During the period of Reconstruction after the Civil War, the federal government worked to reintegrate the American South into the fabric of the United States and to realign its society to ensure political equality for African Americans.