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by Hans L. Trefousse

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ISBN:
1575240351
Author:
Hans L. Trefousse
Category:
Humanities
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English
Publisher:
Krieger Pub Co; Updated 1999 edition (January 1, 1999)
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246 pages
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Reconstruction : America's First Effort at Racial Democracy. by Hans L. Trefousse.

Intelligence officer and interrogator Hans L. .Trefousse initially was interested in diplomatic history, and his first book was German and American Neutrality, 1939-1941. Reconstruction: America's First Effort at Racial Democracy. Trefousse with the Nazi German Hummel self-propelled gun he convinced the crew of to surrender to the Allies. Near Wurzen, Germany. After encountering racist incidents in New York City, he switched focuses, publishing a biography, Ben Butler: the South Called him Beast(1957) detailing the military governor's harsh but efficient administration of New Orleans, Louisiana after its surrender to the .

Reconstruction: America's First Effort at Racial Democracy.

Trefousse focused his work on the history of the Reconstruction, and wrote books on Andrew Johnson and Rutherford B. Hayes. In the 1960s, he confronted the dominant historical narrative of the time regarding Reconstruction, arguing instead that Reconstruction was a failed attempt "to bring racial justice to the South He gained media attention during Bill Clinton's impeachment for drawing comparisons to Johnson's impeachment.

Reconstruction, the turbulent era following the . Civil War, was an effort to reunify the divided nation, address and integrate African Americans into society by rewriting the nation's laws and Constitution. The steps taken gave rise to the Ku Klux Klan and other divisive groups.

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Hans Louis Trefousse. Reprint of the ed. published by Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, in series: An Anvil original. Reconstruction, America's first effort at racial democracy. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove Reconstruction, America's first effort at racial democracy from your list? Reconstruction, America's first effort at racial democracy. by Hans Louis Trefousse. Published 1979 by R. E. Krieger Pub. Co. in Huntington, . Sources, Reconstruction (.

Trefousse, Hans L. (Hans Louis), 1921-2010. Reconstruction: America's first effort at racial democracy Hans L. New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Series. An Anvil original, Anvil original. Bibliography: p. 219-220.

Reconstruction: America's First Effort at Racial Democracy, Van Nostrand (New York, NY), 1971. Author of introduction, with Harold M. Hyman) Edward McPherson, Hand-book of Politics, Da Capo Press (New York, NY), 1972. Early in his writing career he produced a number of works on those topics as well as on World War II and Cold War era battles and politics.

This updated edition explores the Reconstruction with emphasis on the racial problems of the period, the failure of the radicals to gain control, and the legacy of the constitutional amendments of the time.