Scholars discuss the effects that the changes brought about by the Civil War had on the identities of American citizens.
Students explore the ways that Emancipation and Radical Reconstruction altered the lives of many Americans.
Statistics on the number of deaths during the Civil War.
The Reconstruction era was a pivotal moment in American history. Civil rights were set in motion as Americans grappled to rebuild after the division and trauma of the Civil War, raising essential questions about freedom and democracy.
Scholars discuss the evolution of the definition of freedom for emancipated slaves after the Civil War.