Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War - Chapter 14 Alabama: I Had a Dream Summary & Analysis

Tony Horwitz
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Chapter 14 Alabama: I Had a Dream Summary and Analysis

Chapter 14 examines the remembrance of the Civil War in the cities of Alabama where the civil rights movement first gained momentum. Horwitz visited Montgomery, Alabama, where he saw a welcome sign reading "We're History! Visit the Civil Rights Memorial, The First Confederate Capitol." He was struck by the placement of both attractions on the same sign. Throughout Montgomery he found that there was a civic pride in both parts of Montgomery's history.

Horwitz toured the old Confederate capitol building where Jefferson Davis had been sworn in as president of the Confederacy. He followed a tour group of white home-schooled children who were led by a tour guide named Sandy, a young black woman. Sandy pointed out the portraits of the white Southerners who had served in the Confederate congress and explained...

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