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RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War explores the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the face of profound loss, massive destruction, and revolutionary social change. The twelve years that composed the post-war Reconstruction era (1865-77) witnessed a seismic shift in the meaning and makeup of our democracy.

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War premieres Tuesday, April 9 at 9:00 p.m. 

Episodes

Season 2019
Episode 4
The turn of the century is known as the ‘nadir’ of race relations, when white supremacy...
Season 2019
Episode 3
Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896, a transitional period that saw...
Season 2019
Episode 2
Post-Civil War America was a new world. For African Americans living in the former...
Season 2019
Episode 1
The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating . . . and terrifying....


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Reconstruction: America After the Civil War explores the transformative years.