A Moment in History: The Re-Union of the Union

by ian


Let’s go back to perhaps the most crucial period in American history. To understand the significance of historical events, we must never hyper-focus on important events such that we miss what led to and followed them. Tonight, let’s explore one such event, a process that took place immediately after the American Civil War. In order for the country to heal after its most bloody war, the rebel states needed to be readmitted back into the Union. This was a messy process, taking several years, but ultimately leading to a true re-unification of the United States. Let’s explore the reunion of America after the Civil War.