Reconstruction: America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877
Harper & Row, 1988 - 690 páginas
Describes the changes brought about by the Civil War, discusses the impact of slavery's end, and looks at the political, economic, and social aspects of Reconstruction
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The most persistent Congressional supporter of such a measure was George W.
Julian, chairman of the House Committee on Public Lands. Long an enemy of "
land monopoly," Julian insisted that without land reform, Southern society could
(The army imprisoned its leader, former slave George Shorter.)' The league also
served the freedmen's economic interests, not least by making members, as
many whites complained, "impudent" and assertive in dealing with their
Henry A. Wise had attended sessions of Congress before the war, George T.
Ruby of Texas, a Northerner in his midtwenties who had organized schools for
the Freedmen's Bureau and risen to head the state's Union League, and fugitive
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - busterrll - LibraryThing
Good book but hard reading Wish I had a better knowledge of reconstruction politics. Spot read after a bit, but full of information. Will save and try to reread after reading more on Pres.Johnson. Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing
Eric Foner begins with an assessment of the historiography up to 1988. In the first decade of the 1900s, William Dunning and John W. Burgess articulated a history of Reconstruction that condemned ... Leer comentario completo
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