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This Wounded Land: The Era of Recostruction 1865-1877
This Wounded Land The Era of Recostruction 1865-1877 Author:Irving Weinstein, Irving Weinstein During 1865-1877 the nation endured radical social change, torrid political conflict, and constitutional upheaval. Today the bitterness and hatred fomented then are still in evidence. — This book and series are designed for young readers although the vocabulary and smallish print, not to mention the topic, indicate that older readers can benefit ... more »too.
Unreconstructed rebel-tyrants are still very much around, though,as always,as a tiny minority who take desperate, fanatical means to try to bully their way. Still, we must admit that big government and big business[both coming into their own at this time] also "have their ways" like the KKK and the Nazis: "Ve haf our vays".
In the conflict between healing and injuring there are many ways to do both. Ignoring,for example,is the willful ignorance of thoughtlessness. The KKK and the BBB as well as the mobs rarely choose the most thoughtful,least evil let alone healing per se.« less