A Companion to the Civil War and Reconstruction by Lacy Ford

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A better half to the Civil struggle and Reconstruction КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Blackwell Publishing LtdСерия: Blackwell partners to American HistoryАвтор(ы): Lacy ok. FordЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2005Количество страниц: 531ISBN: 0–631–21551Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 1,93 mbA better half to the Civil battle and Reconstruction is a rare choice of 26 essays at the most vital issues and issues of the yank Civil warfare and Reconstruction. those unique essays by means of best students within the box are geared up into 3 components reflecting 3 significant sessions of the battle and its aftermath: »Sectional clash and the arrival of the Civil War,« »The Civil battle and American Society,« and »Reconstruction and the hot Nation.« each one essay is an interpretive precis of the foremost literature within the box and areas the subject in its historic context. members contain bibliographies and recommend destiny instructions for historiography. This spouse offers a priceless consultant to Civil struggle and Reconstruction background. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero

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Stevenson, Brenda E. (1996) Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South. New York: Oxford University Press. Warren, R. P. (1964) The Legacy of the Civil War: Meditations on the Centennial. New York: Vintage. Woodward, C. Vann (1951) Origins of the New South, 1877–1913. : Louisiana. Wright, Gavin (1978) The Political Economy of the Cotton South: Households, Markets, and Wealth in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Norton. Wright, Gavin (1986) Old South, New South: Revolutions in the Southern Economy since the Civil War.

The question of what America would become after the Civil War was certainly a civil war in the age of capital 19 not settled in 1877,” Richardson concludes. “Indeed, in that year the Great Railroad Strike indicated that the eventual nature of the American nation was more in doubt than ever. The direction of America was settled only by the disfranchisement of those who seemed to deny individualism in favor of class organization and government aid. ” Yet rather than reactionary conservative hegemony, the defeat of radicalism in the United States produced an era of centrist reform, movements which sought to meliorate industrial capitalism’s shortcomings without threatening the system itself.

At the very least, Tallmadge’s failed amendment allowed many leading politicians to rationalize their defense of a system they professed to dislike. As the eccentric John Randolph of Roanoke put it: “These Yankees have almost reconciled me to negro slavery” (Moore 1953: 347–9). Randolph was right to be concerned. On the day that Rufus King delivered his second speech on the Missouri question, the Senate gallery was crowded with African Americans who came to hear the one-time presidential candidate announce that he felt degraded at having to sit in the same chamber as slaveholders.

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