Tag: John Roemer

  • Why Rights Revolutions Come in Waves

    “Reconstruction” (1865–1877), as high school students encounter it, is the period of a dozen years following the American Civil War. Emancipation and abolition were carried through; attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery; and problems were resolved involving the re-admission to the Union of the eleven states that had seceded. The latter measures were […]