The Citizenship Project

A Time of Joining | The Citizenship Project | NPT

Episode 3 | 27m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were a time of joining in Tennessee. Civil war gave way to civic engagement, as thousands of benevolent societies and fraternal organizations formed. Born from crisis, these community organizations became a part of the fabric of a newly reborn United States. These institutions helped define and influence American ideals over a tumultuous period of growth.

Aired: 01/29/18

Rating: TV-G

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The Citizenship Project is a local public television program presented by NPT.

NPT’s The Citizenship Project is made possible by the support of Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area and the First Tennessee Foundation.