Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social, Religious, Educational & Industrial, 1865 to the Present Time, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Walter Lynwood Fleming
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Contents

1 The refreshment room 2 The State must take care of its statesmen 3 Supplies for South Carolina
61
4 Some legislative expenses
65
5 Public printing in South Carolina
68
6 The finances of Arkansas
69
7 Taxation in North Carolina
70
8 Taxation in Mississippi 9 County finances
71
The Reconstruction militia
73
3 Negro militia in Arkansas
76
Political methods of Reconstruction
81
3 Bacon and hams in politics
83
4 Voting early and often
85
5 A Little Joker 6 The ghost of the Confederacy
86
7 Why Adam Kirk was a Democrat 8 Fear of spells and charms
87
9 Negro Democrats in South Carolina
88
10 Political intimidation
89
11 Why the Whigs became Democrats
91
State and national politics
93
2 Division among the Arkansas Republicans
94
3 Reform Republicans in Arkansas
96
4 Anything to defeat Grant 5 Liberal Republican demands
97
6 Republican platform 1872
98
8 Democratic views on the Southern Question 1876
99
9 The Republican standpoint in 1876
100
Federal control in state affairs
102
2 Second Enforcement
112
3 Ku Klux
123
4 Wlrit of habeas corpus suspended in South Carolina
128
5 The election of a Senator
131
6 The attorney general and the Alabama legislature
133
7 Use of troops and deputy marshals
135
8 Federal interference under the Enforcement Laws
138
Louisiana and Arkansas
141
2 AntiWarmoth handbill 3 The usurpation of 1872
142
Introduction The Editor
165
Northern views of the educational problems
171
Northern aid to negro education
182
Education during Reconstruction
196
8 Educational conditions in Mississippi
204
9 A lesson in a Florida school
205
10 The White League after a teacher
206
11 Desire for education fast waning
207
12 The mistakes of the Reconstruction education
208
13 Armstrongs plans for negro education
209
Reconstruction in the Churches
213
Introduction The Editor
215
References
219
Military regulation of churches
221
2 Military regulation of church services
222
3 Closing the Episcopal churches
223
4 A pugnacious Methodist preacher
228
Division or reunion
229
2 The Church situation in Virginia
230
3 Position of the Methodists in regard to reunion
233
4 Northern ministers driven
235
5 Border churches go with the South
236
Organizing Northern churches in the South
238
2 Reconstruction of Church and State
240
3 Disintegration and Absorption
243
The Southern white churches and the negroes
245
2 Organizing a negro church
247
3 Negro missions of the Southern Baptists 4 Negroes need religious instruction
248
5 The Southern Methodists and the negroes
250
Work of the Northern churches among the negroes
252
2 The American Missionary Association
254
3 Working upon the colored population
255
4 Mistreatment of Northern missionaries 5 A prophecy
256
6 Discouragement
257
Conditions in the negro churches
259
3 A persecuted negro church
260
Conditions among the negroes
276
2 Feeling between whites and blacks
277
3 Petty crimes among the blacks 4 The quadroons of Louisiana
279
5 Blacks do not like mulattoes
280
6 The rights of black women 7 Proof of Publicanlsm
281
8 Kissing negro babies for votes
282
The Equal Rights issue
285
2 Equal rights in South Carolina 3 Intermarriage of races in Georgia 4 Marrying a nigger school marm
289
Attempts at industrial reorganization
298
2 To encourage immigration
299
3 The effects of emancipation 4 Beginning with free negro labor
300
Conditions in the Black Belt and in the white districts
309
3 Negro opposition to immigration
310
4 The emancipation of white labor 5 An Englishmans estimate of free negro labor 6 Cities and varied industries
311
8 The credit system
317
9 The deadfall evil
318
10 A Northern estimate of negro industry
320
11 Conditions in 1876
321
12 Cotton production by whites and blacks
323
The Ku Klux Movement
325
Introduction The Editor
327
References
330
Causes of the Ku Klux movement
331
2 Why the Klan was formed in North Carolina
333
3 Dissatisfaction in South Carolina
335
4 An Englishmans statement of the causes
336
5 Stealing and race prejudice
337
6 Desire to get rid of the negro
338
7 A Scalawags opinion of the causes
339
8 Violation of the Appomattox Programme
340
9 General Forrests explanations
342
10 The Whites must and shall rule
344
The declarations of the secret orders
347
2 The Knights of the White Camelia
349
3 Initiation oath of the White Brotherhood
354
4 The 76 Association 5 The Council of Safety
355
6 Young Mens Democratic Club
356
7 A defensive organization
357
8 The White League
358
The methods and work of the secret orders
360
3 Ku Klux costume
364
4 Spreading news of the Klan
367
5 A Ku Klux order
368
6 A Ku Klux parade
369
7 Influence in the elections
372
8 Negro officials ordered to resign 9 Ku Klux discipline
373
10 A decent man is safer
376
The Klans outlawed
377
2 Martial law in Tennessee
378
The Undoing of Reconstruction Introduction The Editor
381
References
385
Conditions in 1874
387
The Mississippi revolution
394
The South Carolina campaign 1876
405
9 A White Mans Government or Military Rule Section 4 The downfall of the Reconstruction regime
415
Judicial interpretation of the Reconstruc
423
Legislative undoing of Reconstruction
431
10 Coming out of Egypt 11 Criminal negroes
443
12 Societies among the blacks
444
13 Hostility of the low whites 14 The only trouble now
445
15 Jim Crow cars
446
16 Superstition among the blacks
447
17 The negro churches
448
Limitation of the suffrage 45
450
2 South Carolina suffrage plan 3 The Grandfather plan
451
4 Old Soldier and Grandfather plans
453
Index
459
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