Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War

The History Channel Premiered Jan 01, 2007 Unknown


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Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War

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Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War is a series of videos that examines and documents life after the Civil War. The series portrays a violent aftermath of greed, violence, anger, intimidation and fear that occurred during the Reconstruction Era. Many history books fail to portray this period of American history as vividly or in such detail as shown in this series. Many post Civil War stories for people and groups like ex-Confederate soldiers, Southern civilians, Afro-American and Native American troops are highlighted. The series includes many images of a time after the Civil War that includes the bloody surrender at Appomattox to the rise and decline of the Ku Klux Klan. The series depicts the plight of various segments of the Southern society; poor whites, newly freed slaves, returning soldiers and Southern white landowners. It is a must see for everyone fascinated and interested in history and sociology. Check out the Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War series, to see a picture of what happened to people who fought against each other and interacted during the period of rebuilding their country and lives.moreless

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for geeks, for men, for nerds, bloody and violent, assassination