the era of Reconstruction


Utilizing assigned readings, class notes, and the film Slavery by Another Name (3pgs), answer the following: Should the era of Reconstruction be celebrated as a time of expanding rights or lamented as a missed opportunity to create a more equitable nation (Consider the rights freedpeople gained and the ones taken away during this period.)

the sources are Give me liberty and Voices of Freedom by Eric Fonte and

Slavery by another name documentary

Slavery by Another Name