Reconstruction

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Synonyms for Reconstruction

Synonyms for Reconstruction

the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union

an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence

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recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall

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Instead of borrowing money from China for those expenses, sell "American reconstruction bonds" to fund infrastructure projects.
Dixon set out to prove that American Reconstruction in the South was a failure because of African American incompetence in the government, and that miscegenation between black men and white women threaten the social mores of the South.
Among his chapters are Byzantium and the European Dark Ages 476-1000, Galileo 1564-1642, the American Reconstruction 1860-90, and flight and the World Wars 1900-50.
"An unknown sniper opened fire on Wednesday noon against a soldier working for the American Reconstruction Team, who had been carrying out his duty over the building of the Municipal Council of Nu'maniya township, 40 km to the north of Kut," he added.
Jay Garner, the retired US lieutenant general who briefly headed the American reconstruction effort in Iraq after the 2003 invasion, says it is precisely this pro-US attitude, coupled with the region's oil wealth and strategic location between Iran, Syria and Turkey, which makes Kurds the perfect partner in Iraq.
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