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Reconstruction Died with Abraham Lincoln

On this day in 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth while attending…

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Frederick Douglass, Rutherford B Hayes and Reconstruction

On this day in 1877, President Rutherford B. Hayes appoints abolitionist, orator, statesman and escaped slave Frederick Douglass to the post of US Marshal for…

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