Punishment for Secession and the 14th Amendment

William Blair talked about how the 14th Amendment was used after the Civil War to punish former rebels for secession. He described how the… read more

Punishment for Secession and the 14th Amendment William Blair talked about how the 14th Amendment was used after the Civil War to punish former rebels for secession. He described how the different sections of the amendment applied to voting laws, representation in Congress, and exclusion from public office. He also argued that all of these impacted ex-Confederates. close

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  • William A. Blair Director Pennsylvania State University->Richards (George and Ann) Civil War Era Center
  • A. Wilson Greene Executive Director Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

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Punishment for Secession and the 14th Amendment

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Program ID:
416898-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Petersburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2016 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2016 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 17, 2016 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2016 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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