This Week in Reconstruction, September 1-5, 1868

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Title

This Week in Reconstruction, September 1-5, 1868

Description

The Legal-Tender Act was ruled unconstitutional by the courts. This act would have been very helpful in helping the Southern states pay off their war debt. Instead it was rejected by the courts, another example of the North unfairly punishing the South. The Virginia and Ohio railroad project is stalled by several unforeseen delays. In a reflection of the

Date

September 1-5, 1868

Contributor

Jacob Markman

Identifier

Markman-Week-1