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Reconstruction inthe South

  • 308 Pages
  • 4.31 MB
  • English
Heath , Lexington, Mass
Reconstruction., Southern States -- History -- 1865-
Statementedited and with an introduction by Edwin C. Rozwenc.
SeriesProblems in American civilization
LC ClassificationsE668
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 308 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21587714M
ISBN 100669827355

Reconstruction in the South Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover, January 1, $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $Format: Hardcover. The Reconstruction Era — the years immediately following the Civil War when Congress directed the reintegration of the former Confederate states into the Union — remains, as historian Eric Foner suggests, “America’s unfinished revolution.”4/5.

Reconstruction in the South This drawing of African-American soldiers returning to their families in Little Rock, Arkansas, after the war captures the joyous spirit of many former slaves upon gaining their freedom.

They were soon to find out that freedom did not necessarily mean equality during Reconstruction of the South.

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In this prize-winning book Thomas Holt is concerned not only with the identities of the black politicians who gained power in South Carolina during Reconstruction, but also with the question of how they functioned within the political system.

Download Christian Reconstruction In The South full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Christian Reconstruction In The South full free pdf books. The Democratic Party in the South made significant advances in the s in its efforts to wrest political control from the Republican-dominated state Reconstruction inthe South book.

The Ku Klux Klan, as well as other paramilitary groups in the South, often operated as military wings of the Democratic Party in former Confederate states. Most of all, however, the book places the Reconstruction in the larger context of American history, also examining the forces of industrialization in America and the impacts that the Civil War had on the South.

Through this multi-faceted approach, the reader can gain a Cited by: Below are books for students and teachers on the Reconstruction era in the United States. We also recommend the lesson, Reconstructing the South: A Role Play, the free downloadable booklet from the Reconstruction inthe South book Park Service called The Era of Reconstruction:and The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

Foner’s book is indispensible, but dense. A pithier primer can be found in Michael W. Fitzgerald’s “Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South”(Ivan R.

Dee, ). Reconstruction (), the turbulent era following the Civil War, was the effort to reintegrate Southern states from the Confederacy and 4 million newly-freed people into the. Merton Coulter’s The South During Reconstruction () was also a major book in the Dunning tradition.

W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America: () was a significant challenge to the Dunning School tradition.

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Reconstruction In the South by Rozwenc, Edwin C. (Editor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Splendid failure: postwar Reconstruction in the American South Minnesota, where he lives. He is the author of prizewinning articles on aspects of Reconstruction and in two other books has written on the politics of emancipation and of agricultural change in the post- 2/5(1).

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Let the stories live on. Affordable books. "It tells such a beautiful and sad story about a fractured family that barely functions, which is representative of the south during Reconstruction.

It questions ideas about the role of women. Notes. Willie Lee Rose, Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment (New York: Vintage, ).

Eric Foner, Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War (New York: Oxford University Press, ); Susan-Mary Grant, North over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., in his new book, “Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow” (Penguin Press), rightly. Voters gave control of the House of Representatives back to the Democrats in the midterm elections. View source “Jim Crow” racial segregation eventually overtook Reconstruction policies, and the South returned to social and economic backwardness.

View source. Related Reading: “Reconstruction: A Concise History” – Allen C. Guelzo. Kentucky in the Reconstruction Era (University Press of Kentucky, ). South: regional, state and local studies. Abbott, Richard H. For Free Press and Equal Rights: Republican Newspapers in the Reconstruction South U of Georgia Press, pp.

online review; Baggett, James Alex. The Reconstruction Acts of divided the South into five military districts and outlined how new governments, based on manhood suffrage without regard to race, were to be established.

Thus began the period of Radical or Congressional Reconstruction, which lasted until the end of the last Southern Republican governments in Sixty carpetbaggers were elected to Congress, and they included a majority of Republican governors in the South during Reconstruction.

Many carpetbaggers moved to the South as social reformers. Beginning inNorthern abolitionists moved to areas in the South. Reconstruction Hour 3. A “New South” set the stage for the rise of Jim Crow and the undermining of Reconstruction’s legacy.

this bold democratic experiment was, in the words of W. The first Reconstruction Act was passed by Congress on March 2, Five military districts each under the leadership of a prominent military general were carved out in the south and new elections were held which allowed the vote to black males.

Carpetbagger was the name given to Northerners who came south for political and economic reasons. Ayers, Edward L. The promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press, (Founders, Reserves F A94 ).

Belz, Herman. Emancipation and Equal Rights: Politics and constitutionalism in the Civil War Era. Reconstruction in the South While reading Eric Foner's book I came to appreciate the difficulties the freed black slaves encountered for example, how the previous slave owning class continued to manipulate the freed slaves.

Also, I was impressed at the great sacrifice. The Congressional elections of brought Radical Republicans to power. They wanted to punish the South, and to prevent the ruling class from continuing in power. They passed the Military Reconstruction Acts ofwhich divided the South into five military districts and outlined how the new governments would be federal bayonets, blacks, including those who had.

The South, however, saw Reconstruction as a humiliating, even vengeful imposition and did not welcome it. During the years after the war, black and white teachers from the North and South, missionary organizations, churches and schools worked tirelessly to give the emancipated population the opportunity to learn.

It redefined how Reconstruction was viewed by historians and people everywhere in its chronicling of how Americans -- black and white -- responded to the unprecedented changes unleashed by 3/5(5).

In the law of voting rights under the 15th Amendment, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., a onetime abolitionist, announced that the Court would not intervene to stop the Jim Crow South from. Reconstruction refers a twelve year period after the Civil War, lasting from During this time the North implemented its plans to rebuild the newly conquered South, to reorganize it after.

OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The reconstruction of the southern states / Woodrow Wilson --Reconstruction débâcle / J.G. Randall --Class and race strife in Louisiana / Roger W. Shugg --Civil War and reconstruction in Alabama / Walter L.

Fleming --Social and economic forces in Alabama reconstruction / Horace Mann Bond --The Negro in Mississippi.Reconstruction in the South Reconstruction is the Federal Governments plan(s) to abolish slavery, change the way of life in the South, and to bring the nation back together after the devastating effects of the Civil War.

Many Government plans were brought up but never fell through. Foner said, "That's what I was taught in high school in the s: Reconstruction was the worst period in American history, it was a travesty of democracy, black people misused the right to .