Can America survive the struggle to rebuild?
Carrie and Robert's dream comes true, but is Carrie strong enough to survive what comes next?
Rose's school comes under attack by vigilantes. No one could have predicted what will happen next.
Abby makes the choice to go to Kansas to fight for Woman Suffrage, and almost pays the ultimate price.
Violence and hatred run rampant through the country as America tries to come to grips with 2,000,000 freed slaves.
So many of the characters you have come to know and love face both challenges and joys in this turbulent time in history.