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Second founding : New York City, Reconstruction and the making of American Democracy

Author: David Quigley
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author retraces New York City's rich political heritage, arguing that the city's political and social structures resisted Reconstruction in the aftermath of the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Quigley
OCLC Number: 1040003068
Description: 1 online resource (238 pages : illustrations)
Contents: I: Democratic vistas (1863-1866) --
After the riots --
Black founders --
Toward reconstruction --
II: A new politics (1866-1874) --
An age of conventions --
Acts of enforcement --
Liberty and the postwar city --
III: The ends of reconstruction (1874-1880) --
Tilden's America --
"The proud name of 'citizen' has sunk" --
New York reconstructed --
Grant's tomb.
Responsibility: David Quigley.
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The author retraces New York City's rich political heritage, arguing that the city's political and social structures resisted Reconstruction in the aftermath of the Civil War.

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