The country tenuously reunites, the American West beckons, and new cities spring up across the plains. Meet P.T. Barnum, Ida B. Wells, Mark Twain, Lee Yick, Thaddeus Stevens, Thomas Alva Edison, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Mary Antin, and a nasty fellow named Jim Crow. Who are they? Your ancestors. And here are their extraordinary stories.
This title is part of the series: RECONSTRUCTING AMERICA
Oxford University Press