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U.S. Grant and the Crisis of Reconstruction

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Joan Waugh
March 19, 2014
3:30PM - 5:00PM (EDT)

Joan Waugh
Joan Waugh

JOAN WAUGH is professor in the UCLA History Department and researches and writes about nineteenth-century America, specializing in the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Gilded Age eras. She has published numerous essays and books on Civil War topics, both single-authored and edited, including her prize-winning U. S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth.

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Historical Presidency: Organized by U.Va. historians Melvyn Leffler and William Hitchcock, the 2015 Historical Presidency series will examine executive leadership during a century of war, economic crisis, and American global expansion. Learn more in the Historical Presidency brochure (PDF).

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