Reconstruction and the new south, 1865–1900 reconstruction, 1865–77 reconstruction under abraham lincoln the original northern objective in the civil war was the preservation of the union—a war aim with which virtually everybody in the free states agreed. New south, new south democracy or new south creed is a slogan in the history of the american south after 1877. Proponents of the new south envisioned a post-reconstruction southern economy modeled on the north’s embrace of the industrial revolution henry w grady , a newspaper editor in atlanta, georgia, coined the phrase the new south” in 1874. Erami tokalau professor christian beam us history 16 july 2014 did a “new south” emerge following reconstruction the term „new south‟ has been popularized by proponents such as henry grady, who in a speech to the new england club in new york, in 1886, stated, “the old south rested everything on slavery and agriculture, unconscious that these could neither give nor maintain healthy.
The union victory in the civil war in 1865 may have given some 4 million slaves their freedom, but the process of rebuilding the south during the reconstruction period (1865-1877) introduced a new.
Dating the reconstruction era in the different states reconstruction began and ended at different times federal reconstruction ended with the compromise of 1877 in recent decades most historians follow foner in dating the reconstruction of the south as starting in 1863 (with emancipation and the port royal experiment) rather than 1865. Stages of reconstruction 1 presidential reconstruction (1863-1866) 2 congressional (or radical) reconstruction (1867-1877) 3 redemption (1877-1900) (creation of the “new south”.
In this story, with its blend of new technology and old hatreds, genteel picnics and mob violence, edward ayers captures the history of the south in the years between reconstruction and the turn of the century - a combination of progress and reaction that defined the contradictory promise of the new south.
Alabama, like the rest of the south, experienced drastic economic and social change in the post-reconstruction, or new south, era the term new south, coined in 1874 by atlanta constitution managing editor henry w grady, refers to the economic shift from an exclusively agrarian society to one that embraced industrial development.
B)industrialization and the “new south” i)leaders in post-reconstruction south wanted to develop industrial economy, new south of industry, progress, thrift ii)literature of time indicates reference for the “lost cause” and old south- joel chandler harris’ 1880 uncle remus. Alabama, like the rest of the south, experienced drastic economic and social change in the post-reconstruction, or new south, erathe term new south, coined in 1874 by atlanta constitution managing editor henry w grady, refers to the economic shift from an exclusively agrarian society to one that embraced industrial development grady and other influential southerners hoped to promote.
During reconstruction, the republican party in the south represented a coalition of blacks (who made up the overwhelming majority of republican voters in the region) along with carpetbaggers and scalawags, as white republicans from the north and south, respectively, were known. Start studying reconstruction & the new south learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.