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Thaddeus Stevens : nineteenth-century egalitarian

Author: Hans L Trefousse
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most controversial figures in nineteenth-century American history, Thaddeus Stevens is best remembered for his role as congressional leader of the radical Republicans and as a chief architect of Reconstruction. Long painted by historians as a vindictive "dictator of Congress," out to punish the South at the behest of big business and his own ego, Stevens receives a more balanced treatment in Hans L.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trefousse, Hans L. (Hans Louis), 1921-2010.
Thaddeus Stevens.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)643758889
Named Person: Thaddeus Stevens; Thaddeus Stevens; Thaddeus Stevens; Thaddeus Stevens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans L Trefousse
ISBN: 080782335X 9780807823354 9780807856666 0807856665
OCLC Number: 35280615
Description: xiii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1: New England youth --
2: Rising Pennsylvania lawyer --
3: Budding politician --
4: Legislative leader --
5: Anti-Mason in trouble --
6: Reluctant coalitionist --
7: Antislavery Whig --
8: Emerging Republican --
9: Unionist advocate --
10: War leader --
11: Republican firebrand --
12: Radical of radicals --
13: Lincoln's critic and eulogist --
14: Radical reconstructionist --
15: Fugleman of the Joint Committee --
16: Leader of the thirty-ninth congress --
17: Thwarted congressional manager --
18: Archfoe of the president --
19: Defeated radical --
20: Epilogue.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: Hans L. Trefousse.

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In this biography, Hans Trefousse traces the career of Republican, Thaddeus Stevens, through its major phases: from his days in the Pennsylvania state legislature, when he antagonized Freemasons,  Read more...

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