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.

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Reconstruction| Episode 2 Preview

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A look at the rise of Jim Crow and the turn of the century.



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Reconstruction | Hour 3 Preview

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Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896.

Reconstruction | Hour 4 Preview

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Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.

Reconstruction | Hour 1 Preview

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Reconstruction explores the transformative years following the American Civil War.

Reconstruction| Extended Trailer

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Here is an extended first look at Reconstruction: America After the Civil War.

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War | Inside Look

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See how our past affects our present with this inside look of Reconstruction.

Reconstruction | Hour 2 Preview

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A controversial presidential election in 1876 deals Reconstruction a grievous blow.