During the Civil War, the Radical Republican leaders argued that slavery and the Slave Power had to be permanently destroyed. Moderates said this could be easily accomplished as soon as Confederate armies surrendered and the Southern states repealed secession and accepted the 13th Amendment – most of which happened by December 1865. 
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By 1950, the UK and France were finally induced to follow the . lead, and stop the dismantling of German heavy industry.  The country's economic recovery under the newly formed democratic government was, once it was permitted, swift and effective. During the mid-1950s, the unemployment rate in Germany was so low that it led to the influx of Turkish immigrants into the country's labor force . [ citation needed ] Germany's economy continued to improve until the 1973 oil crisis . (see also Wirtschaftswunder )
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The success of Reconstruction is constantly debated. In some ways it was helpful but in others manipulative and racist. With the Civil War’s end in 1866 and the passing of the 13th amendment that abolished slavery, the South needed a large amount of economic charity and political guidance.