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Topics: goals of Reconstruction, postwar amendments, the Freedmen’s Bureau, the KKK, the end of Reconstruction. Sources: a painting offering a favorable depiction of Reconstruction, a poster on the 15th Amendment, a campaign poster lampooning freedmen, a political cartoon on slavery by Thomas Nast, and a cartoon contrasting Grant’s and Hayes’s Reconstruction policies.
This title is part of the series: ANALYZING VISUAL PRIMARY SOURCES: U.S. History
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