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Definition of Reconstruction

Reconstruction

  1. The act of constructing again; the state of being reconstructed.
  2. The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of reestablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War.

Reconstruction Quotations

A large majority of Americans believe that the U.N., not the U.S., should take the lead in working with Iraqis to transfer authentic sovereignty as well as in economic reconstruction and maintaining civic order.
Noam Chomsky

A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States.
James Madison

To obfuscate the reconstruction of the effect - when a magician is fooled by another magician doing magic. In my career that's not been the major passion, but it's been the passion of a number of my mentors. The crowning achievement for them would be to create magic good enough to fool other magicians.
Ricky Jay

I plan to be a part of Haiti's reconstruction and future.
Henry Rollins

In Afghanistan, there is a plan to build democracy; hundreds of thousands of troops are protecting it. There is a plan to rebuild and reconstruct there. But many thousands of Americans die from violence and poverty every year and we don't have a plan for reconstruction at home.
Jesse Jackson
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Reconstruction Translations

reconstruction in French is reconstitution, reconstruction
reconstruction in German is Wiederaufbau, Wiederaufbau, Umbau
reconstruction in Italian is ricostruzione, rinnovo