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Reconstruction era : primary sources

Author: Bridget Hall Grumet; Lawrence W Baker
Publisher: Detroit : UXL/Thomson Gale, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the story of the Reconstruction era in the words of the people who lived and shaped it and the laws that contributed to it.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Sources
Sources Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Hall Grumet; Lawrence W Baker
ISBN: 0787692190 9780787692193
OCLC Number: 56368146
Description: xxv, 228 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents --
Readers --
Cold war timeline --
John Brown Gordon: Excerpt from Reminiscences of the civil war --
A Confederate general describes the uncertain futures his soldiers face --
Sidebar: The capture of Jefferson Davis --
13th Amendment: Slavery is abolished --
Louis Hughes: Excerpt from thirty years a slave: From bondage to freedom --
A former slave starts a new life as a freed man --
Freedman's Bureau Law: Congress creates an agency to aid ex-slaves --
Sidebar: Schools for blacks --
Frederick Douglass: Excerpt from Reconstruction --
A leading abolitionist says the nation must be rebuilt with equal rights for blacks --
Frances Butler Leigh: Excerpt from Ten Years on a Georgia Plantation Since the --
A Southern family rebuilds from the ruins --
Alexander Stephens: On Reconstruction --
The ex-vice president of the Confederacy calls for fully bringing the South back into the Union --
Andrew Johnson: Excerpt from his veto of the Civil Rights Bill --
The president objects to giving automatic citizenship and equality to blacks --
Sidebar: Excerpt of the bill --
14th Amendment: Citizenship and equal rights guaranteed to all --
Reconstruction Act of 1867 --
Congress sets up military rule in the South --
Charles Sumner: Excerpt from Argument for the Impeachment of President Johnson --
Sidebar: What is impeachment? --
Hiram Revels: Excerpt from On the Georgia Bill --
The first black U.S. Senator defends blacks' rights to hold office --
James Shepherd Pike: Excerpt from The Prostrate State --
A Northern journalist's report on black legislators --
Rufus Bullock: Excerpt from his letter to Congress --
A carpetbagger governor describes reconstruction struggles in Georgia --
John Paterson Green: Excerpt from Recollections of the Inhabitants, Localities, Superstitions and Ku Klux Outrages of the Carolinas --
A carpetbagger describes the terrorist acts of the Ku Klux Klan --
Sidebar: Nathan Bedford Forrest, ex-Confederate general and KKK founder, later disavows racial hatred --
5th Amendment: Voting rights guaranteed, regardless of race --
Edward Winslow Martin (a.k.a. James Dabney McCabe): Excerpt from A Complete and Graphic Account of the Credit Mobilier Investigation (1873) --
A contemporary author describes the railroad scandal that implicated Vice President Schuyler Colfax and several members of Congress --
Sidebar: Thomas Nast's cartoons --
James Rapier: Excerpt from his speech on the Civil Rights Bill of 1875 --
A black Congressman describes the ongoing prejudices against his race --
Sidebar: Excerpt of the bill --
Rutherford B. Hayes: Excerpt from his inaugural address --
A contested election gives the country a new president and an end to reconstruction --
Sidebar: Excerpt from John Wallace's Carpetbag Rule in Florida, describing voter fraud in the 1876 election --
Where to learn more --
Text permissions --
Index.
Responsibility: Bridget Hall Grumet ; Lawrence W. Baker, project editor.
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