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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Carolina Governor Orr declared Southerners were being asked to "concede more
to the will of their conquerors" than any people in history. Between October 1866
and the following January, all ten Southern legislatures that considered the ...
Ultimately, of course, the responsibility for suppressing crime rests not with the
victim but with the state. And an avalanche of heart-rending pleas for protection
descended upon the South's Republican governors. "If Chief Justice Taney was ...
"If Governor Chamberlain continues to pursue the course he has done for the last
twelve months," ex-governor Benjamin F. Perry commented in November 1875, "I
think it would be exceedingly unwise and ungrateful for the Democratic party to ...
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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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