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The struggle for equality : abolitionists and the Negro in the Civil War and Reconstruction

Author: James M McPherson
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1967, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Princeton pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Offers an analysis of the abolitionist movement and the legal basis it provided to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. This work demonstrates the successful role played by rights activists during  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M McPherson
ISBN: 0691005559 9780691005553
OCLC Number: 11347165
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 474 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface to the 1995 Edition Ch. IThe Election of 1860 Ch. IISecession and the Coming of War Ch. IIIThe Emancipation Issue: 1861 Ch. IVEmancipation and Public Opinion: 1861-1862 Ch. VThe Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment Ch. VIThe Negro: Innately Inferior or Equal? Ch. VIIFreedmen's Education: 1861-1865 Ch. VIIIThe Creation of the Freedmen's Bureau Ch. IXMen of Color, to Arms! Ch. XThe Quest for Equal Rights in the North Ch. XIThe Ballot and Land for the Freedmen: 1861-1865 Ch. XIIThe Reelection of Lincoln Ch. XIIISchism in the Ranks: 1864-1865 Ch. XIVAndrew Johnson and Reconstruction: 1865 Ch. XVThe Fourteenth Amendment and the Election of 1866 Ch. XVIMilitary Reconstruction and Impeachment Ch. XVIIEducation and Confiscation: 1865-1870 Ch. XVIIIThe Climax of the Crusade: the Fifteenth Amendment Bibliographical Essay Index
Responsibility: by James M. McPherson.

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