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MOOC | “Black Reconstruction” | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1865-1890 | 3.5.1

>>Last week, we saw how after the great battle between Andrew Johnson and Congress, what we call Radical Reconstruction, Congressional Reconstruction, is enacted by the Congress, and new governments are to be put into place in the South based on — with some little exceptions — universal manhood suffrage, black suffrage, white suffrage, etc., for …

I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying | Dr. Christopher Kerr | TEDxBuffalo

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Denise RQ I read a recent survey, and the title was, “Survey on American Fears,” and what Americans fear most is public speaking and dying. In other words, my TEDx talk. (Laughter) If that weren’t tough enough, tonight’s topic is illumination, and the question is really: can dying be illuminating? What …

Jim Crow Laws and Racial Segregation in America | The Civil Rights Movement

Jim Crow Laws and Racial Segregation in America | The Civil Rights Movement

When the president issued the Emancipation Proclamation, it was not really something that had effect in Georgia because it was more aspirational and it was more strategic. President Lincoln was trying to increase the number of freed slaves in parts of the south who could fight against the Confederacy. But the Emancipation Proclamation did very …