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The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

January 26, 2017 @ 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? We will explore the Reconstruction Era, a significant period in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the Civil War. Scholarships are available for CPS educators to cover all but the $20 registration fee payable upon acceptance.


Wells Community Academy
936 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60622


Facing History and Ourselves