Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
Winner of the 1988 Los Angeles Times Book Award, The Bancroft Prize, The Parkman Prize, The Avery O. Craven Prize, and The TriIling Prize Nominated for the 1988 National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award
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aims of the Fourteenth Amendment can only be understood within the political
and ideological context of 1866 : the break with the President , the need to find a
measure upon which all Republicans could unite , and the growing consensus ...
In February 1869 , Congress approved the Fifteenth Amendment , prohibiting the
federal and state governments from depriving any citizen of the vote on racial
grounds . Republicans , declared Boutwell , who introduced the proposal in the ...
In the West , the Chinese could not vote ; if the Fifteenth Amendment altered this
situation , warned California ' s Republican Sen . Cornelius Cole , it would “ kill
our party as dead as a stone . ” Pennsylvania demanded the payment of state ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - jordanjones - LibraryThing
This is by far the best and most influential book on a critical period that has been politically interpreted and reinterpreted several times. Foner has the goods. He's done the research and shows how ... Leer comentario completo
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
1 The World the War Made
Rehearsals for Reconstruction
of the War
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