The perfect spot for a reckoning with Reconstruction – The Washington Post

President Obama should designate a site in Beaufort County, S.C., as a monument to the era.

Source: The perfect spot for a reckoning with Reconstruction – The Washington Post

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About Kate Wilson

I am an associate professor of history at Georgia State University, where I teach public history, immigration/ethnic history, oral history, and material culture. My current research focuses on the impact of ethnic communities on the urban cultural landscape, and the representation of immigration in public history contexts. My book, Ethnic Renewal in Philadelphia's Chinatown: Space, Place and Struggle, was published by Temple University Press in April 2015.
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One Response to The perfect spot for a reckoning with Reconstruction – The Washington Post

  1. Kia Guest says:

    Since the subject of Reconstruction is often ignored and overshadowed by the Civil War itself, I think that a monument to the accomplishments of Reconstruction would be beneficial. I often viewed Reconstruction as brief moment of progression, and what is more befitting than a monument?

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