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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had gone virtually untaxed , while poll taxes and levies on slaves , luxuries ,
commercial activities , and professions provided the bulk of revenue . As a result ,
white yeomen paid few taxes , planters paid more , although hardly an amount ...
86 If debtor relief temporarily stabilized Southern landholding patterns , tax
reform seemed to offer an opportunity to reshape ... declared Thomas Bayne ,
noting that freedmen paid poll taxes of $ 3 to $ 4 , while “ vacant lots worth
thousands of ...
Grumbling ” about high taxes , Republicans replied , was " confined to the large
landowners ” who resented their increased liability and the loss of their prewar
right to assess their own holdings for tax purposes . And it is true that self ...
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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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