This is a political cartoon done by Thomas Nast in 1865.
Scholars discuss the different visions for Reconstruction held by Congress and President Johnson.
Political cartoon by Thomas Nast printed during The Reconstruction Era.
A political cartoon printed during The Reconstruction Era in Harper's Weekly depicting the intimidation techniques that the Democratic Party used to suppress southern black votes in the election of 1876.
The Birth of a Nation, a 1915 film portraying D.W. Griffith's racist vision of life in the South during the Civil war era, summarizes Reconstruction.