Black Legislators in Louisiana during Reconstruction

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When originally published, Charles Vincent's scholarship shed new light on the achievements of black legislators in the state legislatures in post-Civil War Louisiana-a state where black people were a majority in the state population but a minority in the legislature.

Now updated with a new preface, this volume endures as an important work that illustrates the strength of minorities in state government during Reconstruction. Focusing on the work of the black representatives and ...

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Overview

When originally published, Charles Vincent's scholarship shed new light on the achievements of black legislators in the state legislatures in post-Civil War Louisiana-a state where black people were a majority in the state population but a minority in the legislature.

Now updated with a new preface, this volume endures as an important work that illustrates the strength of minorities in state government during Reconstruction. Focusing on the work of the black representatives and senators in the Louisiana legislature, it shows that through tireless fighting, they were able to push forward many progressive reforms, such as universal public education and social programs for the less fortunate.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780809329694
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
  • Publication date: 2/22/2011
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 1,008,710
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations and Maps ix

Preface to Paperback Edition xi

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction xix

I Black Leadership During the Civil War 1

II Political Activities of Blacks, 1862-1867 16

III Black Delegates and the Constitutional Convention 48

IV Education and Civil Rights, 1868-1870 71

V Economic and Social Reforms, 1868-1870 98

VI Legislation and a Lame Duck Governor 113

VII Factionalism Under Governor Kellogg 138

VIII Modest Gains and Decline, 1874-1876 183

IX The Battle for Survival 202

Summing Up 219

Appendices 226

Bibliography 239

Index 255

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