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Johnson, Grant, and the politics of reconstruction

Martin E. Mantell

Johnson, Grant, and the politics of reconstruction

by Martin E. Mantell

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Andrew, -- 1808-1875,
  • Grant, Ulysses S. -- 1822-1885,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877),
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1869

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Martin E. Mantell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23848521M

      Reconstruction, in U.S. history, the period (–77) that followed the American Civil War and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the Union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war.. Long portrayed by many historians as a time.   Aaron Astor, is Associate Professor of History at Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee. He is the author of Rebels on the Border: Civil War, Emancipation and the Reconstruction of Kentucky and Missouri, and The Civil War Along Tennessee’s Cumberland contributed several articles to the New York Times Disunion series, and is currently working on a book .

    Most people who read about Grant never read about Grant between the Civil War and his presidency, and they assume Grant knew nothing about politics when he entered the White House in This book counters that misinterpretation. Simpson shows us clearly that Grant understood by: Andrew Johnson papers, Summary Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

    Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; Ap – J ) was an American soldier and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from to Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army as Commanding General of the United States Army in winning the American Civil president, Grant worked with the Radical Republicans in the Preceded by: Andrew Johnson. Start studying Chapter The Politics of Reconstruction. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. -created by Andrew Johnson Ulysses S. Grant. Won the election of by a wide margin in the electoral college.


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Johnson, Grant, and the Politics of ReconstructionCited by: 1. The years of the presidency of Andrew Johnson are filled with a drama and significance rarely equaled in the nation's history.

Beginning with Johnson's succession to the presidency in an atmosphere charged with the emotional reaction to the assassination of his predecessor, they were also to witness a large part of the nation placed under direct military rule, the United States Senate come.

Get this from a library. Johnson, Grant, and the politics of reconstruction. Grant E Mantell; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)]. This first book to collectively examine the Reconstruction policies of Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S.

Grant, and Rutherford B. Hayes reveals how they confronted and responded to the complex issues presented during that contested era in American politics. Professor Martin Mantell, in Johnson, Grant and the Politics of Reconstruction, focuses on a number of critical elements in the years of and —the struggle between Johnson and Grant over the reconstruction of the South, the response of the Republican party to the new postwar situation, the place of the South in the national political.

The First Reconstruction Act (March ) invalidated the state governments established under Johnson's policies (except the government of Tennessee, which had ratified the Fourteenth Amendment) and divided the former Confederacy into five military districts.

State conventions, elected by universal male suffrage, were to draw up new. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Johnson, Grant, and the Politics of Reconstruction at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(2). “Grant” is yet another book (like last year’s “American Ulysses,” by Ronald C.

White) that means to correct what used to be the conventional wisdom about Grant: that he was an inspired. This bibliography of Andrew Johnson is a comprehensive list of written and published works about or by Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States.

Beale, Howard K. The Critical Year. A Study of Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction ().ISBN ; Benedict, Michael Les. The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson (). ISBN books based on 23 votes: Black Reconstruction in America by W.E.B. Du Bois, Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution by Er.

Johnson, Grant, and the Politics of Reconstruction By Martin E. Mantell Columbia University Press, Read preview Overview Announcements By The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 74, No. 2, May   A massive biography of the Civil War general and president, who “was the single most important figure behind Reconstruction.” Most Americans know the traditional story of Ulysses S.

Grant (): a modest but brutal general who pummeled Robert E. Lee into submission and then became a bad president. Reconstruction was about the massive change in the country’s economics, politics, and society from a slave-labor to a free labor socio-economy.

In a very short period of time million slaves were free and quickly became citizens with approximately half of those being allowed to : Jim Ross-Nazzal. People did not have confidence in Grant's administration because of its scandals. After the Panic ofNortherns nominated Hayes, who wanted to end Reconstruction.

Northerners were more concerned about the economy than problems in the South. The Reconstruction Presidents (), on Lincoln, Johnson and Grant; Simpson, Brooks D. Let Us Have Peace: Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction, – (). Stryker, Lloyd Paul; Andrew Johnson: A Study in Courage pro-Johnson A.

The Impeachers review: Andrew Johnson and the men who nearly trumped him Brenda Wineapple has written a book entirely right for its moment, a history of the perils and politics of impeachment John Author: John S Gardner.

Inthe House of Representatives deemed it appropriate to impeach President Andrew Johnson. Johnson, who served as Abraham Lincoln’s Vice-President and assumed the Presidency upon his. The weaknesses in Grant's leadership and concern over the future of Reconstruction caused a split in the Republican party.

Liberal Republicans held a separate convention in and nominated for president newspaper editor Horace Greeley, who was also the standard‐bearer of the Democratic party. In the presidential election, former Union General Ulysses S. Grant ran on a platform that proclaimed, “Let Us Have Peace,” in which he promised to protect the new status quo.

On the other hand, the Democratic candidate, Horatio Seymour, promised to repeal Reconstruction. Black southern voters helped Grant win most of the former.

This first book to collectively examine the Reconstruction policies of Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S.

Grant, and Rutherford B. Hayes reveals how they confronted and responded to the complex issues presented during that contested era in American : $. The Politics of Reconstruction WHY IT MATTERS NOWWHY IT MATTERS NOW As a young man, Andrew Johnson—who succeeded Abraham Lincoln as presi-dent—entered politics in Tennessee.

He won several important offices, including those of congressman, governor, and U.S. senator. After secession, Johnson was the only senator from a Confederate state.Grant’s duties were to demobilize, or discharge, the Northern military forces and supervise the process of Reconstruction.

Entering politics. Grant didn’t want to become a politician, but because of his popularity, the Republican Party insisted that he do so. President Johnson appointed him secretary of war in   Other historians have touched on this aspect of Grant's career, but Simpson's work surpasses them all.—Choice Let Us Have Peace is a superb illustration of Clausewitz's maxim that war is the continuation of state policy by other means.

Ulysses S. Grant grasped, perhaps better than any other Civil War general, the political nature of what was, after all, a civil : The University of North Carolina Press.