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American experience. Reconstruction, the second Civil War. Interview with David W. Blight, historian, Yale University. 5 of 6 [electronic resource] / [produced by WGBH].

Publication:
Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2004.
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Video
1 online resource (50 minutes)
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Interview with David W. Blight, historian, Yale University, 5 of 6
Reconstruction, the second Civil War
Academic Video Online.
Subjects:
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).
Southern States -- History -- 1865-1877.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877.
United States -- Race relations -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Interviews
Unedited footage.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
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Summary:
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Blight talks about the re-election of Ulysses Grant in 1872, the liberal Republican movement, Democratic Party gaining majority in 1874, Civil Rights bill of 1874, Mississippi Crisis of 1875 and voter intimidation, Compromise of 1877, Democrat Rutherford Hayes elected president and black fear, Confederate Lost Cause, southern tourism, healing and justice, election of southerner Woodrow Wilson as president, segregation in federal services, 50th anniversary of the battle at Gettysburg.
Participant:
David W. Blight, interviewee.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed September 12, 2017).
Contributor:
Blight, David W., interviewee.
Deane, Elizabeth (Elizabeth K.), director, producer.
Garcia Rios, Patricia, director, producer.
Alexander Street Press.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
OCLC:
1009106546
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.