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America began to rebuild after the devastation of the Civil War. Urban areas grew, the plains and western farm lands became settled, the women's and labor movements began, and exciting new inventions, such as the telegraph, telephone, and electric light, began to appear. Reconstruction and
Reform epitomizes the story of the struggle to fulfill the promise of freedom, the cornerstone of A History of US.
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Reconstruction begins as a time of great hope. Cities spread, farms grow where buffalo once roamed. Exciting inventions-Alexander Graham Bells telephone, Thomas Edison electric light-promise a better life. Bold characters crowd the stage: nasty men like Boss Tweed, flashy men like P.T. Barnum, defiant women like Ida B. Wells and Susan B. Anthony, Native Americans leaders like eloquent Chief Joseph and brave Sitting Bull. The nation struggles to keep the promise of freedom in the exciting chapter in the History of US.About the Author:
Joy Hakim is a former newspaper writer and editor and elementary school teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in government from Smith College and a master's degree in education from Goucher College.
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