An Uphill Battle: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Civil War 1865-1896

Date: Saturday, February 18 2023

At the end of the Civil War, great change seemed promised with the first federal civil rights acts and amendments. Why instead did the nation descend into segregation? In this program, Gavin Malone, Old State House lead historic-site interpreter, explores the constitutional amendments, the first federal civil rights acts, Delaware’s political climate and reactions to federal legislation ending with the Plessy decision.


Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Saturday, February 18
    • 25 the Green Dover, Delaware
  • Location: The Old State House
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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