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  • Reconstruction and Civil Rights Eras
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    Reconstruction and Civil Rights Eras

    Melvin Ely compared the participants, tactics, and lasting changes of the Reconstruction and Civil Rights eras. He spoke about many similarities and differences between the post-Civil War South and what Ely called…

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    Israel on the Appomattox

    Professor Ely talked about his book, Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War, published by Vintage. In 1796 Thomas Jefferson’s…

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    Israel on the Appomattox: Experiment in Black Freedom

    Mr. Ely talks about his book Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War, published by Knopf. When Thomas Jefferson’s cousin, Richard…

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