Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social, Religious, Educational & Industrial, 1865 to the Present Time, Volumen1

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A.H. Clark Company, 1906
Narrative of Bering's second expedition, 1733-1743, by an expedition member.
 

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Influence of the Confederates
63
From slavery to freedom
72
Some troubles and disappointments of freedom
89
Consideration of negro suffrage
95
Introduction The Editor
105
Lincolns plans and suggestions
113
The Souths reception of the policy of Con
114
Johnsons opinions and theories
116
Unionist plans
134
Charles Sumners State suicide theory
144
Various plans and suggestions
154
Introduction The Editor
163
The provisional governments in the South
189
Opposition of Congress
197
Military government 18651866
203
National politics 1866
213
Politics in the South 1866
229
BLACK CODES Introduction The Editor
243
References
246
Discussion of race and labor problems
247
2 The negro problem in Mississippi
251
3 Reasons for admitting negro testimony
254
4 Labor problems in Florida
255
5 The duty of the whites to the negroes
257
6 Negro testimony in North Carolina
259
The labor situation in Alabama
266
Rights of the negro in Virginia
267
The negro under the provisional government
269
10 A negros view of the Black Laws
271
Laws relating to freedmen
273
2 Intermarriage between the races forbidden Alabama 3 Civil rights of negroes in Arkansas
274
4 Negro testimony in Alabama courts 6 Labor contracts in Florida
275
6 Schools for freedmen in Florida
277
7 Regulations for freedmen in Louisiana
279
8 A Mississippi Jim Crow
281
9 Mississippi apprentice
282
10 Mississippi vagrant
283
11 Civil Rights of freedmen in Mississippi
286
12 Certain offenses of freedmen Mississippi
289
13 North Carolina Black Code
290
14 The domestic relations of negroes pauperism and vagrancy South Carolina
294
15 Persons of color in Tennessee
310
16 The negro in the new constitutions
311
THE FREEDMENS BUREAU AND THE FREEDMENS BANK
313
11 The fate of the Old Time Southerner
345
12 Dislike of the Bureau in Kentucky
346
13 Bureau courts in Georgia
347
14 Failure of the colonization plan
348
Forty acres and a mule 1 Shermans confiscations
350
2 The policy of the Bureau in regard to confiscation
352
3 Freedmen expect lands
353
Confiscations in South Carolina
354
5 Some results of Shermans order
356
6 Land certificates in Florida
358
7 Painted pegs from Washington
359
8 Sales of striped pegs
360
Estimates and opinions of the Bureaus work 1 Carl Schurz defends the Bureau 1 Dissatisfaction about wage regulation
361
3 The necessity for the Bureau
362
The Bureau and the negro troops
363
5 A Northern mans opinion
364
6 Views of John Minor Botts 7 Productive only of mischief
365
8 Criticism of the Bureau not disloyalty
366
9 The Bureau demoralized labor 10 Wade Hamptons opinion of the Bureau
367
11 Influence in labor and politics
369
12 The Bureau as a political machine
370
13 Political activities of Bureau officials
371
14 The workings of the Bureau
373
15 Success of the Bureau
375
16 A negros description of the Bureau
376
17 Charges against General Howard
379
The Freedmens Bank 1 Act incorporating the Freedmens Bank
382
2 In successful operation
383
3 Information and instruction
384
Statistics of savings
385
5 Frederick Douglass and the Freedmens Bank
386
Investigation of the Bank
389
7 Experience of a depositor
393
RECONSTRUCTION BY CONGRESS
395
Introduction The Editor References
399
Congress begins reconstruction 1 First Reconstruction
401
2 The command of the army
403
Tenure of Office
404
Supplementary Reconstruction act 397 399
407
The use of the army in reconstruction
428
In the Black and Tan Conventions
449
Impeachment of the President
458
Fourteenth Amendment
476
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