Published May 7, 2001
by Princeton Architectural Press .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||212|
"This is a first-rate and very readable documentary overview of Radical Reconstruction that does not lose its undergraduate readers in a sea of details." – Alan Downs, Georgia Southern University "This book will help students (and teachers) think better about this important and often confusing period." – Kate Masur, Northwestern University. The period following the Civil War is known as the era of Reconstruction. The divisive issue of slavery had torn the nation apart. Rebuilding the nation would be a long struggle full of political battles as fierce as those recently waged with cannon and rifle. Three Constitutional Amednments were passed, the 13th, ending slavery, the 14th, granting civil rights to those freed slaves, and the. Woods, l York: Princeton Architectural Press, Size: 8MB. Thus began the period of Radical or Congressional Reconstruction, which lasted until the end of the last Southern Republican governments in Thomas Nast: “This Is a White Man's Government” “This Is a White Man's Government,” political cartoon by Thomas Nast, published in .
The Military Reconstruction Act, which encompassed the vision of Radical Republicans, set a new direction for Reconstruction in the South. Republicans saw this law, and three supplementary laws passed by Congress that year, called the Reconstruction Acts, as a way to deal with the disorder in the South. The act divided the ten. Radical Reconstruction Free Printable American History Reading with Questions for Grades - American History Readings Both Lincoln and Johnson had foreseen that the Congress would have the right to deny Southern legislators seats in the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives, under the clause of the Constitution that says, "Each house. From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period that shaped modern Foner's "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) redefined how the post-Civil War period was truction chronicles the way in which Americans—black and white /5(80). Get this from a library! Radical Reconstruction: a brief history with documents. [K Stephen Prince] -- "The Reconstruction period following the Civil War was a transformative moment in which political leaders addressed questions concerning the place of the southern states in the postwar nation, the.
"[Republican Reconstruction] pandered to the ignorant negroes, the knavish white natives and the vulturous adventurers who flocked to the North." - Historian James Ford Rhodes, 36 "It was the most soul-sickening spectacle that Americans had ever been called upon to behold. Radical Reconstruction Following the Civil War came a period of regrowth and rebuilding known as Reconstruction. Reconstruction can be broken into different sections and types, one of which is Congressional, or Radical, Reconstruction. There are many scholarly debates about Congressional Reconstruction and its failures, successes, and its. Radical Reconstruction, – Though President Johnson declared Reconstruction complete less than a year after the Confederate surrender, members of Congress disagreed. Republicans in Congress began to implement their own plan of bringing law and order to the South through the use of military force and martial law. E. 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. Meticulously researched, and offering a Marxist interpretation of the Civil War and Reconstruction eras in.