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Reconstruction: Videos

Era of Second Slavery

In this video, Professor Miller explains why the South prevailed over the North during reconstruction. White supremacy was restored to the South for almost a century.

Civil War and Reconstruction

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Reconstruction --  Professor Miller begins the program below by evoking in word and picture the battlefield after the battle of Gettysburg. With the assassination of President Lincoln, one sad chapter of American history comes to a close. In the fatigue and cynicism of the Civil War's aftermath, Reconstructionism becomes a promise unfulfilled.