Blacks, Carpetbaggers, and Scalawags : The Constitutional Conventions of Radical Reconstruction
By: Hume, Richard L.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (551 p.).ISBN: 9780807134702.Subject(s): African Americans - Southern States - Politics and government - 19th century | African Americans --Southern States --Politics and government --19th century | Constitutional conventions - Southern States - History - 19th century | Constitutional conventions --Southern States --History --19th century | Constitutional history - Southern States | Constitutional history --Southern States | Racially mixed people - Southern States - Politics and government - 19th century | Racially mixed people --Southern States --Politics and government --19th century | Radicalism - Southern States - History - 19th century | Radicalism --Southern States --History --19th century | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Southern States - Politics and government - 1865-1950 | Southern States - Race relations - Political aspects - History - 19th century | Southern States --Politics and government --1865-1950 | Southern States --Race relations --Political aspects --History --19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Blacks, Carpetbaggers, and Scalawags : The Constitutional Conventions of Radical ReconstructionDDC classification: 320.97509/034 | 320.97509034 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. A TREMENDOUS AND SEARCHING SOCIAL REVOLUTION; 2. DELEGATES AND LEADERS; Tables; 3. VIRGINIA AND ARKANSAS: Victory from the Jaws of Defeat and Defeat from the Jaws of Victory; Tables; Vote Listings; 4. ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI: Imposed Victory; Tables; Vote Listings; 5. GEORGIA AND NORTH CAROLINA: Governors Brown and Holden, Eminences Grises Right and Left; Tables; Vote Listings; 6. LOUISIANA AND SOUTH CAROLINA: Anomalous Stereotypes; Tables; Vote Listings; 7. FLORIDA AND TEXAS: Foreshadowing Failure; Tables; Vote Listings; 8. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS; Tables
Appendix A. Methodological Procedures: Delegate Information and Selection and Analysis of VotesAppendix B. Delegate Republican Support Scores by State; Appendix C. Delegate Biographical Data; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
After the Civil War, Congress required ten former Confederate states to rewrite their constitutions before they could be readmitted to the Union. An electorate composed of newly enfranchised former slaves, native southern whites (minus significant numbers of disenfranchised former Confederate officials), and a small contingent of ""carpetbaggers,"" or outside whites, sent delegates to ten constitutional conventions. Derogatorily labeled ""black and tan"" by their detractors, these assemblies wrote constitutions and submitted them to Congress and to the voters in their respective states for app
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