The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution Eric Foner

The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution

Author: Eric Foner
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Book Title
The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution
Author
Eric Foner
ISBN
9780393358520
An authoritative history by the preeminent scholar of the Civil War era, The Second Founding traces the arc of the three foundational Reconstruction amendments from their origins in antebellum activism and adoption amidst intense postwar politics to their virtual nullification by narrow Supreme Court decisions and Jim Crow state laws. Today these amendments remain strong tools for achieving the American ideal of equality, if only we will take them up.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Eric FonerPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 08/11/2020ISBN: 9780393358520Pages: 304Weight: 0.50lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.50w x 0.80d

An authoritative history by the preeminent scholar of the Civil War era, The Second Founding traces the arc of the three foundational Reconstruction amendments from their origins in antebellum activism and adoption amidst intense postwar politics to their virtual nullification by narrow Supreme Court decisions and Jim Crow state laws. Today these amendments remain strong tools for achieving the American ideal of equality, if only we will take them up.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 08/11/2020
ISBN: 9780393358520
Pages: 304
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 0.80d

An authoritative history by the preeminent scholar of the Civil War era, The Second Founding traces the arc of the three foundational Reconstruction amendments from their origins in antebellum activism and adoption amidst intense postwar politics to their virtual nullification by narrow Supreme Court decisions and Jim Crow state laws. Today these amendments remain strong tools for achieving the American ideal of equality, if only we will take them up.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 08/11/2020
ISBN: 9780393358520
Pages: 304
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 0.80d