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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Whereupon the bill's Radical authors, Ohio Sen. Benjamin F. Wade and
Maryland Congressman Henry Winter Davis, issued an intemperate "manifesto,"
accusing Lincoln of defying the judgement of Congress and exercising "
Radical Republicans were stunned by the May proclamations, believing that on
the question of black suffrage, Johnson had misled them. "We must broaden our
front, " Charles Sumner wrote in June, "so that when Congress meets it will be ...
And Stevens appreciated that only governmental action of a radical kind could
prevent blacks from emerging from slavery as landless laborers. But most
Radicals believed that in a free labor South, with civil and political equality
secured, black ...
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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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