The Civil War may have ended in 1865 for the United States, but the battles were not over for the newly united country. Struggles continued in the political arena -- over rights for the newly freed slaves and the treatment of Confederate states and their leaders. Reconstruction changed the South, but while blacks may have gained their freedom, they were denied equality. The effects of the Civil War continue to ripple through the nations history. Book jacket.Anderson, Dale is the author of 'Aftermath of the Civil War', published 0007 under ISBN 9780836855883 and ISBN 0836855884.