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  • Open Phones on the Reconstruction
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    Open Phones on the Reconstruction

    Northwestern University professor Kate Masur took viewer calls about the constitutional, economic, and social changes in the Reconstruction era after the Civil War.

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  • Commemorating PostCivil War Reconstruction in National Parks
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    Commemorating Post-Civil War Reconstruction in National Parks

    Historians talked about the challenges of interpreting the post-Civil War period in the national parks and about the first Reconstruction-era monument in Beaufort, South Carolina.

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  • Citizenship and Race in the Mid19th Century
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    Citizenship and Race in the Mid-19th Century

    A panel discussed race and the role it played in determining citizenship in the mid-19th century. They explored the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision and Fugitive Slave Law, as well as Abraham…

    463 views
  • Underground Railroad Conductors
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    Underground Railroad Conductors

    Historians talked about Underground Railroad conductors and spy rings operating between New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. The event was part of the annual National Underground Railroad…

    707 views
  • Emancipation in the United States
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    Emancipation in the United States

    A panel discussion was held on the history of emancipation in the United States. The panelists talked about the social, moral, and legal forces that President Lincoln considered in his decision to issue the Emancipation…

    499 views
  • Personal and Political in Kate Browns Washington
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    Personal and Political in Kate Brown's Washington

    Kate Masur spoke on the “Personal and Political in Kate Brown’s Washington.” She spoke about the life of Kate Brown, a 19th Century Capitol worker who protested segregation, who was removed from a…

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