RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

Episode 3 | 55m 53s Video has closed captioning.

Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896, a transitional period that saw visions of a “New South” set the stage for the rise of Jim Crow and the undermining of Reconstruction’s legal and political legacy. While some African Americans attempted to migrate, the vast majority remained in the South, where sharecropping, convict leasing, disfranchisement, and lynchings drew a “color line”.

Aired: 04/16/19

Expires: 09/07/20

Rating: TV-PG

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Reconstruction| Extended Trailer

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Reconstruction| Extended Trailer

Here is the extended first look at Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. This new, four hour documentary series will tell the full story of this misrepresented and misunderstood chapter of American history.

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