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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And some carpetbaggers were idealists for whom Southern Republicanism
seemed a fulfillment of abolitionist ideals, or who, like future Mississippi Gov.
Adelbert Ames, became convinced that he "had a Mission with a large M" to
assist the ...
About one sixth were carpetbaggers, most elected from black belt districts.
Generally veterans of the Union army, carpetbaggers were the best-educated
Republican delegates, numbering many lawyers, physicians, and other
"Old Union citizens" charged, with some justification, that a small group of
carpetbaggers had seized control of the party. Upon this rivalry was soon
superimposed a feud between Governor Warmoth and the Custom House ring
headed by ...
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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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