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By Mary Beth Norton, Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff

A humans and a kingdom deals a lively narrative that demanding situations scholars to consider American heritage. The authors' realization to race and racial id and their inclusion of daily humans and pop culture brings background to lifestyles, attractive pupil readers and inspiring them to visualize what lifestyles used to be particularly like some time past. The 8th version bargains hugely readable tales and the most recent scholarship all through.

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And Johnson needed southern support in the 1866 elections; hence, he declared Reconstruction complete only eight months after Appomattox. S. Congress. Even Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy, returned to Capitol Hill as a senatorelect from Georgia. |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| The election of such prominent rebels troubled many northerners. Some of the state conventions were slow to repudiate secession; others admitted only grudgingly that slavery was dead and wrote new laws to show it.

Designed to protect Secretary of War Stanton, who sympathized with the Radicals, this law violated the tradition that a president controlled appointments to his own cabinet. All of these measures, as well as each of the Reconstruction Acts, were passed by a two-thirds override of presidential vetoes. The situation led some to believe that the federal government had reached a stage of “congressional tyranny” and others to conclude that Johnson had become an obstacle to the legitimate will of the people in reconstructing the nation on a just and permanent basis.

And northern religious groups, such as the Methodists, Baptists, and Congregationalists, supported dozens of seminaries and teachers’ colleges. During Reconstruction, African American leaders often were highly educated individuals; many were from the 441 442 Chapter 16 Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution | 1865–1877 prewar elite of free people of color. Francis Cardozo, who held various offices in South Carolina, had attended universities in Scotland and England. P. B. S. Pinchback, who became lieutenant governor of Louisiana, was the son of a planter who had sent him to school in Cincinnati.

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