Reconstruction: Binding the Wounds

Reconstruction: Binding the Wounds

by Cheryl A. Edwards

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Overview

This compelling anthology of primary sources describing the period of post-Civil War reconstruction focuses on problems facing the freed slaves, carpetbaggers, Presidential policy and Radical Republicans, social and economic problems in the South, Black Codes, the KKK, and the move to impeach President Andrew Johnson. Primary sources include President Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan, an account from a former slave owner, a journal of a teacher working for the Freedman's Bureau, a portion of Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery, Congressional hearings about abuses by the KKK, historic illustrations, and more. Amendments to the Constitution regarding slavery and civil rights are also discussed

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932663242
Publisher: History Compass, LLC
Publication date: 01/28/1970
Series: Perspectives on History Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 89
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

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