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The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the constitution
2019 by W.W. Norton & Company, New York, NY :
xxix, 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Origins of the Second Founding -- What is Freedom?: The Thirteenth Amendment -- Toward Equality: The Fourteenth Amendment -- The Right to Vote: The Fifteenth Amendment -- Justice and Jurisprudence.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar comes a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation's foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time.