CAUSE: RECONSTRUCTION AMERICA 1863-1877
"Despite the shortcomings, still the best resource to date for young readers. (maps, illustration credits, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
The post-Civil War period known as Reconstruction was a revolutionary time of enormous possibility, but it ultimately was an "unfinished revolution" in racial democracy, leaving it to future generations to hash out what democracy really meant.
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