Deconstructing The Myths Of Reconstruction : 1A Is there more to the story of Reconstruction than we've been popularly told? Very likely, according to a September article in Smithsonian Magazine. The report shares that the number of black Americans killed at this time has been largely ignored.

Why is this era not given much attention in common renderings of the Civil War?

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Deconstructing The Myths Of Reconstruction

Deconstructing The Myths Of Reconstruction

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How much were you taught about Reconstruction? Were you told it was a botched attempt at bringing racial equality?

Maybe the era was even breezed over in your history classes and books.

But is there more to the story than we've been popularly told?

Very likely, according to a September article in Smithsonian Magazine. The report shares that the number of black Americans killed at this time has been largely ignored.

Why is this era not given much attention in common renderings of the Civil War?