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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Victims of the Mississippi Klan included a black woman whipped for "laziness"
and a freedman beaten for taking a white debtor to court; "darkeys were through
with suing white men," his assailants declared. Blacks who sought to change ...
Possibly the most massive Klan action anywhere in the South was the January
1871 assault on the Union county jail by 500 masked men, which resulted in the
lynching of eight black prisoners. Hundreds of Republicans were whipped and ...
It is true that in some upcountry counties, the Klan drove blacks from land desired
by impoverished white farmers and occasionally attacked planters who employed
freedmen instead of white tenants. Sometimes, violence exacerbated local ...
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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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