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Reconstruction and Redemption: The Civil War, Part II

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explains reconstruction and redemption after the Civil War. Bishop Benjamin Tanner was convinced that Congressional Reconstruction heralded the beginning of a New World. Reconstruction ... More


The Capitol and Other Public Spheres

Hannah Rosen

in Terror in the Heart of Freedom: Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832028
eISBN:
9781469605715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888568_rosen.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how, throughout the South, people who had once been slaves were demanding a voice in public affairs in the early stage of congressional Reconstruction. Following emancipation, ... More


“Dying Dixie”

Michael J. Goleman

in Your Heritage Will Still Remain: Racial Identity and Mississippi's Lost Cause

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812049
eISBN:
9781496812087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812049.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the collective identity crisis Mississippians underwent in the years immediately following the Civil War. White Mississippians faced an uncertain identity within the Union. Some ... More


Andrew Johnson

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, one of only two presidents to be impeached due to his sabotage of congressional Reconstruction. Johnson began his political career as a Jacksonian ... More


The Great Day of Acounter: Democracy and the Problem of Power in Republican Reconstruction

Gregory P. Downs

in Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, 1861-1908

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834442
eISBN:
9781469603407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877760_downs.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on William Holden, who had been turned out of office only three years earlier. Starting in 1866, Holden adeptly read the transformations in Washington, ingratiated himself with ... More


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