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The death of Reconstruction

race, labor, and politics in the post-Civil War North, 1865-1901
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Harvard University Press , Cambridge, Mass
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 19th century, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Public opinion, Freedmen -- Southern States -- Public opinion, African Americans -- Civil rights -- Public opinion, Public opinion -- Northeastern States, African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century, Working class -- United States -- History -- 19th century, United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1900, United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918, Northeastern States -- Race rela

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United States, Northeastern States, Southern States, Northeastern St

StatementHeather Cox Richardson.
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LC ClassificationsE668 .R5 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 312 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3943323M
ISBN 100674006372
LC Control Number2001024212

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history, the period (–77) that followed the American Civil War and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the Union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war.

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Heather Cox Richardson argues instead that class, along with race, was the Death of Reconstruction By LeeAnna Keith On Easter Sunday,in the tiny hamlet of Colfax, Louisiana, more than members of an all-black Republican militia, defending the town's courthouse, were slain by an armed force of rampaging white supremacists.

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When I was in school in history class back in the 60's we learned about the Civil War but when it came to Reconstruction it : Death-of.After his death in Chicago at the age of 92, he was buried with military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. He was entitled to this as a Congressman and veteran.

After the turn of the centutry, Lynch wrote a book, The Facts of Reconstruction, and several articles criticizing the then-dominant Dunning School ://