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Reconstruction was a vast labor movement of ignorant, muddled, and bewildered white men who had been disinherited of land and labor and fought a long battle with sheer subsistence, hanging on the edge of poverty, eating clay and chasing slaves and now lurching up to manhood.

W. E. B. Du Bois

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Author Profession: Writer
Nationality: American
Born: February 23, 1868
Died: August 27, 1963

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