American experience. Reconstruction, the second Civil War. Interview with David W. Blight, historian, Yale University. 2 of 6 / [produced by WGBH].
- Additional Titles:
- Interview with David W. Blight, historian, Yale University, 2 of 6 and Reconstruction, the second Civil War
- Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2004.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (44 minutes)
- Additional Creators:
- Blight, David W., Smith, Llewellyn, and WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
- Language Note:
- In English.
- In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Blight talks about Reconstruction as a continuation of the Civil War, Need among Northerners to preserve what they suffered and died for, riots in the South, the black codes, role of black churches, black ministers as politicians, Tunis Campbell, the land problem, sharecropping, restoration of the Union, Thaddus Stevens and Republican plan of reconstruction, use of federal power to establish civil rights, definitions of equality.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- data file
- Title from resource description page (viewed September 12, 2017).
- Participant/Performer Note:
- David W. Blight, interviewee.
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