skip to content
A free ballot and a fair count : the Department of Justice and the enforcement of voting rights in the South, 1877-1893 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A free ballot and a fair count : the Department of Justice and the enforcement of voting rights in the South, 1877-1893

Author: Robert Michael Goldman
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Fordham University Press, 2001.
Series: Reconstructing America (Series), no. 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"A Free Ballot and a Fair Count examines the efforts by the Department of Justice to implement the federal legislation known as the Enforcement Acts, passed by Congress in 1870-71. These laws were designed to enforce the voting rights of African-Americans as guaranteed under the recently ratified Fifteenth Amendment. By defining a range of federally prosecutable crimes, the Enforcement Acts aimed at combating white  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldman, Robert Michael.
Free ballot and a fair count.
New York, N.Y. : Fordham University Press, 2001
(DLC) 00059295
(OCoLC)44633019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Michael Goldman
ISBN: 058541677X 9780585416779
OCLC Number: 50616102
Notes: Originally published: New York : Garland, 1990, in series: Distinguished studies in American legal and constitutional history. With new front matter.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 222 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. The Constitutional and Political Background of Fifteenth Amendment Rights Enforcement --
2. "A Meet Person Learned in the Law": The Attorney General and the Justice Department before 1877 --
3. The New Department and the New Departure: Voting Rights Enforcement under Hayes, 1877-1880 --
4. "A Free Ballot and a Fair Count": Voting Rights Enforcement and Independent Movements in the South, 1880-1884 --
5. Voting Rights and the Democratic Interregnum, 1884-1888 --
6. Revitalization Again: Harrison and Voting Rights Enforcement, 1888-1893 --
7. Bureaucracy, Sectionalism, and the Demise of the "Free Ballot and a Fair Count."
Series Title: Reconstructing America (Series), no. 6.
Responsibility: Robert M. Goldman.

Abstract:

This title examines the efforts by the US Department of Justice to implement the federal legislation passed by Congress in 1870-71 known as the Enforcement Acts. These laws were designed to enforce  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

aA classic account of the difficulty with which the United States made the transition to a truly national polity fully capable of enforcing its own lawsa].a heroic but ultimately failing effort to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50616102>
library:oclcnum"50616102"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/50616102>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/155924556>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"United States. Department of Justice."
schema:name"États-Unis. Department of Justice"
schema:name"United States. Department of Justice"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799713>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"African Americans--Suffrage."@en
schema:name"African Americans--Suffrage"@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2001"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/909470>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Electronic books."@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"A free ballot and a fair count the Department of Justice and the enforcement of voting rights in the South, 1877-1893"@en
schema:publisher
schema:reviews
rdf:typeschema:Review
schema:itemReviewed<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50616102>
schema:reviewBody""A Free Ballot and a Fair Count examines the efforts by the Department of Justice to implement the federal legislation known as the Enforcement Acts, passed by Congress in 1870-71. These laws were designed to enforce the voting rights of African-Americans as guaranteed under the recently ratified Fifteenth Amendment. By defining a range of federally prosecutable crimes, the Enforcement Acts aimed at combating white southerners' attempts to deny or restrict black suffrage."--Jacket."
schema:url
schema:url<http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/44633019.html>
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=71058>
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.