10 edition of Second founding found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -223) and index.
|LC Classifications||F128.47 .Q54 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||238 p. :|
|Number of Pages||238|
|LC Control Number||2003012610|
The Second Founding How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution (Book): Foner, Eric: 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 shaken over time. The Declaration of Independence announced equality as an American ideal, but it took the Civil War and. The Second Founding How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution (Book): Foner, Eric: Give Me Liberty! is the #1 book in the U.S. history survey course because it works in the classroom. A single-author text by a leader in the field, Give Me Liberty! delivers an authoritative, accessible, concise, and integrated American history.
Oct 02, · I had long been looking forward to the release of Eric Foner’s timely new book The Second Founding: How The Civil War And Reconstruction Remade The Constitution.. It was released in the midst of a heated debate on the Right about American Nationalism, the meaning of the American Founding and classical liberalism. 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. In grafting the principle of equality onto the Constitution, these revolutionary changes marked the second founding of the United States.
This book’s thesis is captured in its title: the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution—which, respectively, abolished slavery, granted birthright citizenship and equal protection under the law, and established voting rights for black (male) Americans—did not just change the text; they created “a fundamentally new document.”. This session will discuss Eric Foner's book, The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution (W.W. Norton, ). Publisher's description: 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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Sep 23, · And yet the “second founding” remains less well-known among the public than the first. This book is the remedy for that gap in public knowledge, and is invaluable for understanding not only the Reconstruction era but also the subsequent civil rights movements /5(80).
The Second Founding, in some ways, is I am a big fan of Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution by Eric Foner. I have yet to read his biography of Lincoln or his book on the Underground Railroad, but those are both on my list to get to eventually/5.
Sep 17, · Let's get back to my interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner, author of the new book "The Second Founding: How The Civil War. Jun 19, · SECOND FOUNDING [David Quigley] on runrevlive.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At the close of the Civil War, Americans found themselves drawn into a new conflict, one in which the basic shape of the nation's government had to be rethought and new rules for the democratic game had to be established.
In this superb new study/5(5). Sep 17, · The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Eric Foner book review. Click to read the full review of The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution in New York Journal of Books.
Review written by Jonah Raskin. Sep 18, · “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civil War — remains unfulfilled today.
The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution is a non-fiction book written by Eric Foner and published by W.W. Norton & Company in The book recounts the history of the Reconstruction era amendments to the U.S.
Constitution and the historical efforts by the U.S. Supreme Court and certain states to undermine these amendments, as well as efforts to. 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 shaken over time., The Second Founding, How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution, Eric Foner, “Second Founding is an elegantly written, important piece of scholarship that is sure to be widely read and praised.
Quigley offers fascinating insights into New York City's history in the Civil War years and demonstrates the city's central place in the national debates. The Second Founding is a great book. I, like most Americans, had little knowledge of the reconstruction amendments and how they were subverted by southern state governments and the Supreme Court.
The history of how these amendments were essentially nullified is tragic and disturbing. Every American should read this book and join the struggle to. THE SECOND FOUNDING.
How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution. by Eric Foner. BUY NOW FROM Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Sep 17, · The Second Founding reflects Foner’s rigorously researched, now mainstream view that Reconstruction was 'a massive experiment in interracial democracy'; the changes wrought by the Civil War amendments were the product of decades of debate and so radical that they represented, in the words of one Republican leader, 'a constitutional revolution' 3/4(11).
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Sep 27, · NONFICTION: In "The Second Founding," Pulitzer-winning historian Eric Foner traces the path that led to the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner talked about his book, The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution, in which he looked at the 13th, 14th, and 15th.
Sep 17, · The Second Founding reveals how an exemplary historian can plumb The Congressional Globe and other primary sources to capture the ideas and intentions of those who shaped the Civil War amendments. The result is scholarship that is disciplined, powerful and moving.
The New York Times Book Review - Lincoln Caplan. 06/24/Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. Oct 31, · “The Second Founding” offers an implicit answer.
The book opens and closes with the voices of African Americans who spoke out about what they believed freedom and Author: John Fabian Witt. Sep 17, · close overlay Buy Featured Book Title The Second Founding Subtitle How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution Author Eric.
Sep 17, · The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Eric Foner book review. Click to read the full review of The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution in New York Journal of Books.
Review written by Mike Farris. Oct 19, · America’s Unfinished Second Founding. A century and a half after the passage of the Reconstruction Amendments, public debate still revolves around the rights they guarantee.Sep 17, · The federal government, not the states, was charged with enforcement, reversing the priority of the original Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
In grafting the principle of equality onto the Constitution, these revolutionary changes marked the second founding of the United States.Dec 02, · The Second Founding, his new book about the trio of landmark constitutional amendments all ratified less than five years after Lee’s surrender.