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  • Race History and Teaching the Civil War
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    Race, History, and Teaching the Civil War

    Participants talked about the modern context of the Civil War, how it is taught in classrooms, and improvements that could be made to those lessons. They also talked about the war’s…

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  • Race Slavery and the Civil War
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    Race, Slavery and the Civil War

    Historians discussed the experiences of both enslaved and free blacks during the Civil War. After the presentations, which included illustrations, the panelists responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Professor Horton moderated. Spencer…

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  • The Civil War
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    The Civil War

    The first Capital Book Festival was hosted by the Fairfax County Public Library Foundation in its tenth anniversary year. On a panel titled The Civil War: Blacks and Whites, Soldiers and…

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  • African American History and the Confederacy
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    African American History and the Confederacy

    Scholars talked about African-Americans, the institution of slavery, and the history of the South and Confederacy. Among the topics they addressed were regional politics in the antebellum…

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  • Slavery in American Life
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    Slavery in American Life

    Mr. Berlin delivered a speech entitled ‘Slavery in American Life: Present, Past, and Future,’ as part of a Civil War symposium at Ford’s Theatre in Washington.

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