By Edward O. Frantz
A significant other to Reconstruction Presidents presents a chain of unique essays that discover a number of very important concerns, issues, and debates linked to the presidencies of Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. provide, and Rutherford B. Hayes.
- Represents the 1st complete examine the presidencies of Johnson, supply, and Hayes in a single volume
- Features contributions from best historians and presidential scholars
- Approaches the examine of those presidents from a historiographical perspective
- Key themes contain every one president’s political occupation; international coverage; family coverage; army heritage; and social context in their phrases in office
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As previously mentioned, Johnson is widely considered to have been a racist and has been vigorously condemned for those viewpoints. The best and most lengthy discussion of Johnson and the issues of race is David Warren Bowen’s Andrew Johnson and the Negro (1989). Bowen set Johnson’s racial views in context, suggesting that it would be difficult not to be a racist to some degree in mid-nineteenth-century America. Bowen also stressed the importance of Johnson’s personal perspective as a self-made man, and investigated the possible roots of his aversion to the upper class.
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A Companion to the Reconstruction Presidents 1865-1881 by Edward O. Frantz