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American experience. Reconstruction, the second Civil War. Interview with Eric Foner, historian, Columbia University. 2 of 5 / [produced by WGBH].

Other Title:
Interview with Eric Foner, historian, Columbia University, 2 of 5
Reconstruction, the second Civil War
Academic Video Online.
Publication:
Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2004.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (46 minutes)
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:
data file
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. Foner talks about Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction policies, exclusion of blacks and black codes, the radical Republicans, African-Americans appeal to Congress, the Fourteenth Amendment and birthright citizenship, voting rights, Reconstruction Act of 1867 and bringing interracial democracy to the south.
Participant:
Eric Foner, interviewee.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed September 12, 2017).
Contributor:
Foner, Eric, 1943- interviewee.
Smith, Llewellyn, director, producer.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Alexander Street Press.
OCLC:
1009105586
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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