Choose one of the following questions to answer:
1. Why did ex-slaves, struggling for freedom after emancipation resist working for wages?
2. To what extent was President Johnson responsible for the radicalization of the Republican Party in 1866?
3. Why did the ex-slavesâ€™ struggle for land result in the sharecropping system?
4. Do you believe that the failure of Reconstruction was primarily a failure of leadership? Or, do you think that the outcome might have been different had Lincoln lived, or had chosen a different vice president?
Please make sure your response to one of the questions is at least three paragraphs and that you cite your content and list sources.
NEED THIS NO LATER THAN NOV 19