Reconstruction Symposium Details Announced

1867 engraving of black men voting

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society is proud to announce details regarding its upcoming annual symposium. On May 4, 2018, speakers from across the country will discuss issues arising from congressional action during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period. Reconstructing the Constitution, Remaking Citizenship, and Reconsidering a Presidential Succession will give special attention to the Reconstruction Amendments—especially […]