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4. Resistance: May 1868– March 1869

4. Resistance: May 1868– March 1869  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780190454821
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10.1093/actrade/9780190454791.003.0005
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1868 should have been the high mark of achievement for Reconstruction, but, in hindsight, it all happened too fast. ‘Resistance, May 1868–March 1869’ describes how between the ... More
7. Reconstruction and expansion of the writ

7. Reconstruction and expansion of the writ  

Amanda L. Tyler

in Habeas Corpus: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2021
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Jul 2021
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9780190919016
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10.1093/actrade/9780190918989.003.0008
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This chapter explores the Reconstruction of the United States as one country following the Civil War. As explored, the Reconstruction Amendments to the US Constitution met dramatic ... More
1. Vengeance: April–December 1865

1. Vengeance: April–December 1865  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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‘Vengeance, April–December 1865’ begins with the death of Abraham Lincoln on April 15, 1865, after being shot by the Southerner, John Wilkes Booth, and the swearing in of Lincoln’s vice ... More
7. Dissension: September 1872–April 1877

7. Dissension: September 1872–April 1877  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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Revulsion fed the Liberal Republican insurrection in 1872, and it paved the way for Democrats to regain control of the House of Representatives in the 1874 elections, for the first time in ... More
Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction  

Allen C. Guelzo

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May 2020
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10.1093/actrade/9780190454791.001.0001
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Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction delves into the constitutional, political, and social issues behind Reconstruction to describe a historical moment that left an ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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The Reconstruction era embraces the twelve years, from 1865 to 1877, of active effort to rebuild and reconstitute the American union after the attempt by the Confederate States of America ... More
2. Alienation: December 1865–March 1867

2. Alienation: December 1865–March 1867  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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The Radical Republicans arrived in Washington for the opening of Congress on December 4, 1865 with two major weapons in their hands: one was the party caucus and the other was the lopsided ... More
3. Arrogance: March 1867– May 1868

3. Arrogance: March 1867– May 1868  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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For the survivors of the defeated Confederacy, the first issue was simple survival. The war had wrecked the Southern economy with total direct and indirect costs of the war for the South ... More
5. Distraction: March 1869– May 1872

5. Distraction: March 1869– May 1872  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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9780190454821
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‘Distraction, March 1869–May 1872’ describes the early part of the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant and the rise of anti-Republican resistance. Instead of signaling caution, Grant proposed to ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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9780190454821
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The Epilogue considers what the Reconstruction accomplished and where and why it failed. Principally, it did, for better or worse, achieve the political re-union of the rebellious South ... More
2. Section to nation

2. Section to nation  

Charles Reagan Wilson

in The American South: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2020
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Jan 2021
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9780197554968
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10.1093/actrade/9780199943517.003.0003
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‘Section to nation’ examines how, by 1830, the American South had long had a predominantly agricultural economy. Its people soon idealized the agrarian republic that had taken shape after ... More
7. Combating poverty

7. Combating poverty  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
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9780191785078
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0007
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Although poverty reduction has not occurred as fast as anyone would like, we know a considerable amount about what is helpful in the struggle against poverty. We also know a lot about what ... More
5. The evolution of development aid

5. The evolution of development aid  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0005
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9780198736257
Foreign aid is any kind of official development assistance, concessionary loan, or financial grant given to developing countries mainly for the purpose of economic development or welfare ... More
6. Law: 1866–1876

6. Law: 1866–1876  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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9780190454821
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10.1093/actrade/9780190454791.003.0007
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9780190454791
So much of Reconstruction is understood as a struggle over race, politics, and the nature of state sovereignty within a federal system that not enough attention is paid to how it was also a ... More

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