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Reconstructing the South / by Duchess Harris, JD, PhD ; with Nel Yomtov.

Harris, Duchess, (author.). Yomtov, Nelson, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Slavery in America.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA 973.8 HAR (Text) 30477101427452 Young Adult: Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532119262
  • ISBN: 1532119267
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnestoa : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 104) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An unprecedented challenge -- The state of a nation -- Presidential reconstruction -- Congress pushes back -- Congressional reconstruction -- The tide turns -- The end of reconstruction -- The modern era.
Summary, etc.:
This book studies the aftermath of the Civil War, discusses how racist laws kept former slaves in inferior positions compared with whites, and explores how the actions of people in the mid-1800s continue to impact African Americans today. A timeline, a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index are also provided.
Target Audience Note:
Grade 8.
Grade 6 - Grade 12.
Subject: Slavery > United States > History.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).
Slaves > Emancipation.
African Americans > Civil rights.
Racism > United States > History > 19th century.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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