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Video: Edward Ayers On The Civil War And Emancipation

October 30, 2017 by NCC Staff

 

Leading Civil War historian Edward Ayers provides a fresh history of two astounding events at the crux of America’s history — the destruction of the most powerful system of slavery in the modern world, followed by a political reconstruction establishing the fundamental rights of citizens for formerly enslaved people.

You can watch a replay at the following link and in the player below: https://youtu.be/NLAcJr0odII

 

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