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The tragic era; the revolution after Lincoln,

Author: Claude G Bowers
Publisher: Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929.
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Recreates the 12 years after the Civil War when Andrew Johnson was maligned by his enemies because he was seeking honestly to carry out the conciliatory and wise policy of Lincoln. Brutal men, inspired by personal ambition or party motives, assumed the pose of philanthropists and patriots, and thus deceived and misguided vast numbers of well-meaning people in the North. Shows the psychological effect on Southern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958.
Tragic era.
Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1929
(OCoLC)651555834
Named Person: Andrew Johnson; Andrew Johnson; Andrew Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude G Bowers
OCLC Number: 475549
Description: xxii pages, 2 1., [3]-567 pages frontispiece, plates (including facsimile) portraits 24 cm
Contents: 'The king is dead; long live the king' --
Andrew Johnson: a portrait. --
With Chase among the ruins. --
Thaddeus Stevens: a portrait. --
'The war goes on' --
The final break. --
Patriots mob a president. --
The revolution hurries on. --
The great American farce. --
Carpetbaggers and a protest. --
A passing phase. --
Washington: the social background. --
A season of scandal. --
Weird schemes and new leaders. --
The Klan and the Kirk War. --
Sumner's back to the wall. --
Land and year of jubilee. --
The radical ranks break. --
Degradation and depression. --
The slipping scepter. --
Military satraps and revolution. --
The falling of rotten fruit. --
The year of the Centennial. --
The red shirts ride. --
The crowning crime --
and release.
Responsibility: by Claude G. Bowers.

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Recreates the 12 years after the Civil War when Andrew Johnson was maligned by his enemies because he was seeking honestly to carry out the conciliatory and wise policy of Lincoln. Brutal men, inspired by personal ambition or party motives, assumed the pose of philanthropists and patriots, and thus deceived and misguided vast numbers of well-meaning people in the North. Shows the psychological effect on Southern people of the despotic policies of which they were the victims.

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