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Reconstruction and amendments of the Constitution

Henry Smith Lane

Reconstruction and amendments of the Constitution

speech of Hon. Henry S. Lane, of Indiana, in the Senate of the United States, Thursday, February 8, 1866

by Henry Smith Lane

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Published by H. Polkinhorn & Sons, printers in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Speeches in Congress

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 38854
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14453228M

      The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments were unenforced but remained on the books, forming the basis of the midth-century civil rights movement. Origins of Reconstruction The national debate over Reconstruction began during the Civil War. The Reconstruction Amendments are the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments to the United States Constitution, adopted between and , the five years immediately following the Civil War. The amendments were important in carrying .

    A new, thoroughly revised edition of the only major reference source on constitutional amendments and the amendment process. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, provides everything students of the Constitution might ever want to know about amendments Reviews: 2. Reconstruction Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The three amendments to the U.S. Constitution which addressed repealing slavery and the rights of African-Americans (Amendments XIII, XIV and XV) are referred to as the "Reconstruction Amendments." Here is a summary of all twenty-seven Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

      This Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition includes an additional chapter by Eric Foner that provides rich historical context for the Reconstruction amendments of the period. From the Pulitzer Prize–winning scholar, a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation’s foundation and how those guarantees have been Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. The Lawfulness of the Reconstruction Amendments John Harrisont During Reconstruction the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments were added to the Constitution. The circumstances under which the Reconstruction amendments were pro-posed and ratified were extremely unusual, and at the time serious objections were raised to the le-Cited by: 2.


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Reconstruction and amendments of the Constitution. Speech of Hon. Henry S. Lane, of Indiana, in the Senate of the United States, Thursday, February 8, Paperback – January 1, by Henry Smith Lane (Author)Author: Henry Smith Lane.

The Reconstruction amendments abolished slavery, guaranteed all persons due process and equal protection of the law, and equipped black men with the right to vote.

They established the principle of birthright citizenship and guaranteed the privileges and immunities of all citizens/5(70). “The Fifteenth Amendment,” declared future president James Garfield, “confers upon the African race the care of its own destiny.” The last chapter of Foner’s book turns to a Author: John Fabian Witt.

Foner writes timely new book on Reconstruction amendments “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution” (W.W. Norton and Co.), by Eric Foner It took the United States two tries to get the Constitution right. The first time was at the Constitutional Convention.

How those amendments became part of the Constitution and how they've been interpreted over the years is the subject of a new book by my guest, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner. The Reconstruction Amendments book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. - Maps- Historic photos, illustrations and artwork- Did You 3/5. Volume I outlines a broad historical context for the Reconstruction Amendments along with materials related to the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery, while Volume II covers the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments on the rights of citizenship and enfranchisement.

Foner’s book raises the question whether the Reconstruction amendments -- as well as the work, years later, that remains -- represent a continuation of, or departure from, the nation’s. Read this book on Questia. Reconstruction and the Constitution, by John W.

Burgess, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Reconstruction and the Constitution, (). The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S.

Constitution are referred to as the “Reconstruction Amendments.” Each amendment addressed specific issues regarding Southern slavery, citizenship, and.

These three constitutional amendments abolished slavery and guaranteed equal protection of the laws and the right to vote. Date. Ratified in (13th Amendment), (14th Amendment), (15th Amendment) Full Text. Amendment XIII.

Passed by Congress Janu Ratified December 6. Foner writes timely new book on Reconstruction amendments 'The Second Founding' by Eric Foner is a timely new book on three amendments that. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY In this lucid legal history and political manifesto, Pulitzer Prize winning historian Foner (The Fiery Trial) explores how the "Reconstruction amendments" the 13th, 14th, and 15th, which abolished slavery, granted birthright citizenship, and acknowledged black men's political rights have been interpreted over the past century and a half/5(3).

One result of that interest is his new book, “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.” It examines the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth. Thirty-three amendments to the United States Constitution have been proposed by the United States Congress and sent to the states for ratification since the Constitution was put into operation on March 4, Twenty-seven of these, having been ratified by the requisite number of states (38, since ), are part of the Constitution.

The first ten amendments were adopted and ratified. Foner wrote this important book to show how these competing views of Reconstruction and the Civil War amendments have shaped incompatible interpretations of the Constitution.

The Lost Promise of Reconstruction. The book explored the rights “public and private” that it claimed the amendments were meant to protect. But the Reconstruction amendments. The Fifteenth Amendment was the final installation in the Civil War Amendments.

This Amendment gave people, only males at this time, the right to vote regardless of race, color, or previous status in the United States. These Reconstruction Amendments helped to move the United States into a more unified and progressive nation.

The Reconstruction Amendments are the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments to the United States Constitution, adopted between andthe five years immediately following the Civil War. The last time the Constitution had been amended was with the Twelfth Amendment more than 60 years earlier in The Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendment make up the Reconstruction Amendments, created to establish equality for black Americans.

Now in its sixth edition with coverage of major Supreme Court decisions through the end of the – term, this book remains a key source for students, professors, and citizens seeking balanced, up-to-date information on the Constitution, its amendments, and how they have been interpreted.

How Reconstruction Remade The Constitution Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner talks about how current issues of racial inequality, voter .The 13 th, 14 th, and 15 th amendments to the Constitution, all enacted during Reconstruction, were a part of the attempt to answer these questions, and together they laid the groundwork for generations of Americans seeking equal protection under the law.