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Reconstruction and reform

Reconstruction and reform

Author: Joy Hakim
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [1994] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Text and accompanying photographs examine the period of struggle to fulfill the promise of freedom after the devastation of the Civil War.--
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Illustrated works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hakim, Joy.
Reconstruction and reform.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1994
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Hakim
ISBN: 0195077571 9780195077575 019507758X 9780195077582 0669360163 9780669360165 0669360260 9780669360264 019509512X 9780195095128
OCLC Number: 28547708
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface: are we equal? Are we kidding? Feature: a water bird and a sparrow --
Reconstruction means rebuilding --
Who was Andrew Johnson? --
Presidential reconstruction --
Slavery and states' rights --
Congressional reconstruction --
Thaddeus Stevens: radical --
Impeaching a president --
Welcome to meeting street --
A Southern Girl's diary --
A failed revolution. Feature: governing South Carolina --
Meanwhile, out West --
Riding the trail --
Rails across the country --
Taking the train --
Fencing the homestead. Feature: on the lone prairie --
Reaping a harvest --
The trail ends on a reservation. Feature: an Indian boyhood --
The people of the pierced noses. Feature: the route of the Nez Perce, 1877 --
A villain, a dreamer, a cartoonist --
Phineas Taylor Barnum --
Huck, Tom, and friends --
Immigrants speak. Feature: hurrah for America, my free country --
More about immigrants --
The strange case of the Chinese laundry --
Going to court --
Tea to Wyoming --
Are you a citizen if you can't vote? Feature: law and the ladies --
Mary in the promised land --
One hundred candles --
How were things in 1876? --
The wizard of electricity --
Jim Crow --
what a fool! --
Ida B. Wells --
Lynching means killing by a mob --
A man and his times --
A man ahead of his times --
End words --
Chronology of events --
More books to read --
Index --
Picture credits --
A note from the author.
Responsibility: Joy Hakim.


Text and accompanying photographs examine the period of struggle to fulfill the promise of freedom after the devastation of the Civil War.--


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