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    Emancipation Legacy in Photos

    Professor Barbara Krauthamer talked about using photography to chart the history of American slavery, both before and after emancipation. Professor Krauthamer discussed the “legacy of…

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    Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson

    University of Kentucky history professor Mark Summers talked about the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. This event was part of a symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society…

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    14th Amendment and Reconstruction

    A panel of historians took questions on the 14th Amendment and Reconstruction era. This question and answer session was part of a symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society…

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    Battle Over Reconstruction

    Mark Summers talked about the political battles surrounding Reconstruction and how the era has been understood through history. Mr. Summers used political cartoons, newspaper headlines, and…

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    A Dangerous Stir

    Mark Wahlgren Summers talked about his book A Dangerous Stir: Fear, Paranoia, and the Making of Reconstruction, in which he presents his observations on Reconstruction policy following the Civil War. He said…

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