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1866, the critical year revisited

Print Book, English, ©1979
Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, ©1979
xiii, 287 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
9780809309047, 0809309041
Andrew Johnson tries restoration
The assembling
Howard, Trumbull, and the freedmen
Trumbull and Civil Rights
Struggle for an amendment first phase
Congress adopts the amendment
The meaning of the amendment for contemporaries and historians
The Memphis and New Orleans riots
The voice of the electorate
How Johnson lost
the historical debate
Thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth amendments to the Constitution of the United States