Freedom after the Civil War

Professor Stephen West talks about how and when former slaves experienced freedom in the Civil War and Reconstruction South. He described the role of the… read more

Freedom after the Civil War Professor Stephen West talks about how and when former slaves experienced freedom in the Civil War and Reconstruction South. He described the role of the Freedmen’s Bureau and the creation of black codes that attempted to curtail the freedom of former slaves. This was part of the course “Era of Civil War and Reconstruction.” close

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  • Stephen A. West Associate Professor Catholic University of America->History Department

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Freedom after the Civil War

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Program ID:
400300-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2016 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 07, 2016 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 30, 2016 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 31, 2016 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 07, 2016 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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