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Hanes Walton; Sherman C Puckett; Donald Richard Deskins
|Auszeichnungen:||Winner of Library Journal Best Reference Source Award 2012.|
|Beschreibung:||2 volumes (xxxii, 918, 22 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm|
|Inhalt:||Volume 1: Introduction ; The state of African American election data ; The literature on the African American electorate ; The African American electorate in the colonial era, 1610-1773 ; The African American electorate in the revolutionary era, 1774-1789 ; The electoral context in antebellum America, 1788-1861 : the impact of the three-fifths clause ; The African American electorate in antebellum and Civil War America, 1788-1867 ; The reversal of African American suffrage rights prior to the Fifteenth Amendment, 1788-1870 ; Suffrage referenda prior to the Fifteenth Amendment, 1846-1870 ; Voting behavior of the African American electorate prior to the Fifteenth Amendment, 1788-1870 ; The first African American nominees and public office holders, 1776-1870 ; The National Equal Rights League ; The Civil War election and the African American Soldeirs' Vote, 1864 ; African American voter registration and turnout in 1867 southern state elections : the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Military Reconstruction Acts ; African American voting behavior in the first presidential and congressional elections after the abolition of slavery in the south, 1868 and 1872 ; African American voting behavior in the first presidential and congressional elections after the abolition of slavery in the border, midwest, and far west states, 1868 and 1872 ; African American voting behavior in subsequent elections through disenfranchisement, 1868-1920 ; African American voting and non-voting behavior in the era of disenfranchisement (1888-1908) and beyond ; The Lodge Bill and beyond : proposed federal supervision of federal elections in the south, 1861-1921 ; Aftrican American voters and electoral empowerment in the North, 1876-1944 : a mobilizer of the re-enfrancisement drive in the South ; The enfranchisement of African American women, 1669-1921 ; The Electoral Revolt of African American voters in 1920-1921 and beyond --
Volume 2: African American registration and voting in the south, 1920-1944 ; African American registration and voting in the south, 1944-1965 ; Rare African American registration and voting data : episodic events from the 1920s-1964 ; The 1965 Voting Rights Act, expansions and renewals, 1970, 1975, 1982, 1992, and 2006 ; Felon and ex-felon disenfranchisement : the newest technique of vote dilution and candidate diminution ; African American voting rights in a historic presidential election : the 2008 election of President Barack Obama ; Summary and conclusions ; Appendices.
|Verfasserangabe:||Hanes Walton, Sherman C. Puckett, Donald R. Deskins.|
"This unique and original resource investigates the African American voting experience from colonial times to the present...Overall, this source is a cross between a reference work and an in-depth