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The political history of slavery in the United States /

by James Z. George ; with a foreword and with a sketch of the author's life by William Hayne Leavell and with a pref., somewhat in the nature of a personal tribute by John Bassett Moore.

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Main Author: George, James Z.
Other Names: Leavell, William Hayne,
Published: New York : Neale, 1915.
Topics: Slavery - United States - History. | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Esclavage - États-Unis - Histoire. | Reconstruction.
Regions: United States - Politics and government. | États-Unis - Politique et gouvernement. | United States.
Genres: History.
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I. The political history of slavery in the United States : 1. Negro slavery at the time of the formation of the constitution of the United States -- 2. Acquisition of Louisiana -- 3. The Hartford convention -- 4. The Missouri question -- 5. Repudiation of compromise on 36° 30’ -- 6. The annexation of Texas -- 7. Was the Missouri compromise violated by the south? -- 8. Lincoln and the Douglas debate -- 9. John Brown’s invasion of Virginia -- 10. Secession -- 11. The war and its purposes -- II. Legislative history of reconstruction : 1. First steps in reconstruction -- 2. The fourteenth amendment -- 3. The bill a measure of punishment and ruin -- 4. The military bill in the senate -- 5. Dishonor to south in the fourteenth amendment -- 6. Further meddling -- 7. Reconstruction under these laws -- 8. Debates and action on the reconstructed states -- 9. Repeal of the law as to appeals to the Supreme Court -- 10. Presidential election of 1868 -- 11. The fifteenth amendment.

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