America's History, Volume 2: Since 1865 by David Brody, James A. Henretta, Lynn Dumenil, Susan Ware

By David Brody, James A. Henretta, Lynn Dumenil, Susan Ware

"How did that happen?" scholars ask yourself approximately their prior. America’s History offers a transparent clarification. teachers depend on America’s History to assist them train that heritage concerns — this suggests assisting their scholars comprehend not just what occurred, but in addition why. For the recent, 6th variation, the authors took a troublesome examine all elements in their textual content, thought of what labored and what didn’t, and crafted a extensive revision plan that demonstrates, once more, their unrivaled dedication to America’s History. The hallmark of the revision is an intensive reconsideration of the post-1945 interval that includes new scholarship and is smart of the hot earlier, yet America’s History, 6th version deals even more. This contains extra narrative alterations in either volumes, a brand new in-text characteristic application in keeping with written and visible fundamental records in each bankruptcy, and a number of latest and stronger pedagogic beneficial properties. With its transparent exposition, insightful research and in-text resources, America’s History, offers teachers and scholars every thing they wish.

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In this endeavor Radicals had no qualms about expanding the powers of the national government. “The power of the great landed aristocracy in those regions, if unrestrained by power from without, would inevitably reassert itself,” warned Congressman George W. Julian of Indiana. Radicals were aggressively partisan. They regarded the Republican Party as God’s instrument for regenerating the South. At first, in the months after Appomattox, few but the Radicals themselves imagined that so itself. ” Remarkably, the South remained defiant even after the 1866 elections.

Carpetbaggers and Scalawags. Ex-Confederates had a name for Southern whites who supported Reconstruction: scalawags, an ancient Scots-Irish term for runty, worthless animals. Whites who had come from the North they denounced as carpetbaggers — self-seeking interlopers who carried all their property in cheap suitcases called carpetbags. Such labels glossed over the actual diversity of these white Republicans. Some carpetbaggers, while motivated by personal profit, also brought capital and skills.

The Election of 1868. The impeachment controversy made Grant, already the North’s war hero, a Republican hero as well, and he easily won the party’s presidential nomination in 1868. In the fall campaign he supported radical Reconstruction, but he also urged reconciliation between the sections. His Democratic opponent, Horatio Seymour, a former governor of New York, almost declined the nomination because he doubted that the Democrats could overcome the stain of disloyalty. As Seymour feared, the Republicans “waved the bloody shirt,” stirring up old wartime emotions against the Democrats to great effect.

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