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Forty Acres and a Mule
Plantations in Ruins
Black Legislators
Northerners in the South
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Slave to Sharecropper
The Negro Question
In God We Trust
White Men Unite
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Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
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1870 Map: See what happened state by state after the war
1870 Map: See what happened state by state after the war
Black Citizens: Freed slaves enter politics and seek civil rights
Black Citizens: Freed slaves enter politics and seek civil rights
Behind the Scenes: Take a virtual road trip with the film production team
Behind the Scenes: Take a virtual road trip with the film production team
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Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
About the Film | Forty Acres and a Mule | Plantations in Ruins | Black Legislators | Northerners in the South
Access to Learning | Slave to Sharecropper | The Negro Question | In God We Trust | White Men Unite
State by State | Teacher's Guide

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