Series
American Experience
Episode
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
Raw Footage
Interview with Drew Gilpin Faust, Historian, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
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Description
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. Faust talks about the impact of the civil war on women, what citizenship means after the civil war, planter Kate Stone, the cotton economy and slave ownership, fear of armed slaves, Stone family flees the south, denial and confusion after the civil war, southern whites defending slavery, making slavery consistent with Christian teachings
Subjects
American history, African Americans, civil rights, racism, Reconstruction, Confederacy, voting rights, slavery, emancipation
Rights
(c) 2004-2017 WGBH Educational Foundation
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
0:45:15
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Release Agent: WGBH Educational Foundation
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Citations
Chicago: “American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Interview with Drew Gilpin Faust, Historian, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study ,” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed November 21, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-5h7br8nc0c.
MLA: “American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Interview with Drew Gilpin Faust, Historian, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study .” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. November 21, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-5h7br8nc0c>.
APA: American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Interview with Drew Gilpin Faust, Historian, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study . Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-5h7br8nc0c