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The abolitionist legacy : from Reconstruction to the NAACP

Author: James M McPherson
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1975.
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Tracing the activities of nearly 300 abolitionists and their descendants, this title reveals that some played a crucial role in the establishment of schools and colleges for southern blacks, while others formed the vanguard of liberals who founded the NAACP in 1910.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M McPherson
ISBN: 0691046379 9780691046372 069110039X 9780691100395
OCLC Number: 1529517
Description: xiii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface to the 1995 EditionAcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsIntroduction3Ch. 1Unfinished Task: The Civil Rights Act of 187513Ch. 2Reconstruction Reconfirmed? The Election of 187224Ch. 3Reconstruction Unravels, 1873-187635Ch. 4Time, Education, and Bootstraps53Ch. 5The Compromise of 187781Ch. 6Crosscurrents and Confusion, 1877-188095Ch. 7The New South107Ch. 8Good-bye to the Bloody Shirt121Ch. 9The Roots of Freedmen's Education143Ch. 10Between Black and White: Puritans in Babylon161Ch. 11Paternalism and Piety184Ch. 12Detour or Mainstream? The Curriculum of Missionary Schools203Ch. 13The Segregation Issue224Ch. 14Berea College244Ch. 15The Struggle for Black Control262Ch. 16The Shattering of Hope299Ch. 17Women's Rights and Anti-Imperialism318Ch. 18History and Biology333Ch. 19Booker T. Washington and the Reaffirmation of Gradualism354Ch. 20The Rejection of Gradualism and the Founding of the NAACP368Appendix A: Abolitionists on Whom This Book is Based395Appendix B: Southern Negro Colleges and Secondary Schools Established by Northern Mission Societies409A Note on Sources417Index423
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