The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the constitution
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The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the constitution

By Foner, Eric, 1943-

Genre History.

Published 2019 by W.W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN 9780393652574

Bib Id 2286533

Edition First edition.

Description xxix, 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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LCCN
2019-014793
ISBN
9780393652574 (hardcover) $26.95
0393652572
Call #
342.73 F
Title
The second founding : how the Civil War and Reconstruction remade the constitution
Edition
First edition.
Publication Information
2019 by W.W. Norton & Company, New York, NY :
Description
xxix, 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
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.
Summary
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.
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History

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