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Regional Realism [electronic resource]

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Discusses the regional realism literary style that emerged after the Civil War, which was characterized by the use of regional dialects and criticism of American society. Explores the issues of racial and social inequality in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". Discusses the complex African American characters of Charles W.Chesnutt's stories. Explores the issues of race, gender, and sexuality in Kate Chopin's writings.
Online
2003
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Reconstruction [electronic resource]

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In word and picture, Professor Miller evokes the carnage after the Battle of Gettysburg and the sense of fatigue and cynicism which follow the assassination of President Lincoln and the unfulfilled promises of Reconstruction.
Online
2000
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America at Its Centennial [electronic resource]: 1876

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As America celebrates its centennial, five million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate American technological achievements. In their assessment of where America is in 1876, Professor Miller and his team of historians perceive that some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized and the question of race in America has become a major divisive force.
Online
2000
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Industrial Supremacy [electronic resource]: 1875 - 1906

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Features steel and stockyards at the end of the 19th century. The effects of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago is epitomized in the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift and the countless workers on the packinghouse and factory floor.
Online
2000
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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

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On March 4, 1865, at the United States Capitol, a crowd of fifty thousand listened as President Lincoln delivered his classic second inaugural address, urging charity and forgiveness to a nation in the final throes of war. Just two months later, a train, nine cars long and draped in black bunting, pulled slowly out of a station in Washington, D.C. Dignitaries and government officials crowded the first eight cars. In the ninth rode the body of Abraham Lincoln. As the funeral train made its way across nine states and through hundreds of cities and towns, the largest manhunt in history was closing in on Lincoln's assassin, the famous actor John Wilkes Booth. This American experience film recounts a great American drama: two tumultuous months when the joy of peace was shattered by the he [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Freedom, a History of US: Episode 7 What Is Freedom? [electronic resource]

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After the Civil War political turmoil takes place in Washington D.C. and a new age of segregation begins.
Online
2005; 2003
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Freedom, a History of US: Episode 8 What Land Is This? [electronic resource]

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White settlers and soldiers massacre western Indians, while U.S. immigrants become targets of increasing prejudice.
Online
2005; 2003