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Reconstruction (1862 to 1877): The War America Lost

Course number : HS113   
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The Reconstruction era (1862 to 1877) saw the election of Black men, many whom had been enslaved, to the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives, and to other elected of?ces across the former Confederate states. Reconstruction also saw the institution of the nation’s ?rst public school system, passage of the ?rst Civil Rights Act, and other progressive legislation. This class will explore this remarkable period of Black political power and the forces of anti-Black racism, personi?ed by the Ku Klux Klan that emerged to suppress it.

Class Details

7 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus

David Wilkins 



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Registration Closes On
Monday, March 2, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

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Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/13/2020 - 3/2/2020 Weekly - Mon 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Sarasota, OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus  Map David Wilkins