Lesson Plan Clip 1 | The Neutral Ground

Clip: Season 34 Episode 1 | 1m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

The United Daughters of the Confederacy waged a campaign to engrain the Lost Cause into public schools which lasted until the 1970’s. Rutherford’s “Measuring Rod to Test Text Books and Reference Books” was used to manipulate curriculum covering slavery. Additionally, the Daughters often used young school girls as a living flag (to the Confederacy) at the unveiling of monuments. Their propaganda ur

Aired: 07/05/21

Rating: NR

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