Reconstruction: America's First Effort at Racial Democracy / Edition 1

Reconstruction: America's First Effort at Racial Democracy / Edition 1

by Hans L. Trefousse
     
 

This book is an update of the 1971 edition and includes the latest scholarship on Reconstruction with emphasis on the racial problems of the period, the failure of the radicals to gain control, and the legacy of the constitutional amendments of the time. Stressing the shortcomings of presidential Reconstruction, it deals with congressional plans to overcome Andrew… See more details below

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This book is an update of the 1971 edition and includes the latest scholarship on Reconstruction with emphasis on the racial problems of the period, the failure of the radicals to gain control, and the legacy of the constitutional amendments of the time. Stressing the shortcomings of presidential Reconstruction, it deals with congressional plans to overcome Andrew Johnson�s resistance to the thorough integration of the freedmen into society, the period of congressional Reconstruction, the impeachment of the president, and the restoration of conservative rule. Four additional documents have been included to complement the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575240350
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
An Anvil Original Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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