The slave went free; stood a brief moment in the sun; then moved back again toward slavery. Explain this assessment by WEB Dubois of the Reconstruction era by offering the historical evidence that supports each of the three parts of the quote. In what ways did Reconstruction succeed? In what ways did it fail? What has been its legacy?

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