NTC: Reconstruction: The Right to Vote and the Practice of Politics

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Room 101

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Newberry Teachers' Consortium

The topic of this seminar is the remarkable transformation of southern African Americans from slaves into voting citizens during Reconstruction. Participants will discuss debates over voting rights, how freedmen voted, whom they voted for, and how southerners understood politics in this dynamic and controversial era.

Seminar led by Kate Masur, Northwestern University

Newberry Teachers’ Consortium is a subscription program open to Chicago-area teachers.