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A documentary history of the American Civil War era Volume 1, Legislative achievements

Thomas C Mackey Thomas C. Mackey 1956-

Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press c2012

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  • Title:
    A documentary history of the American Civil War era Volume 1, Legislative achievements
  • Author: Thomas C Mackey
  • Thomas C. Mackey 1956-
  • Subjects: Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 19th century; Secession; United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources; United States - Politics and government - 1861-1865; United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Sources; Regions & Countries - Americas; History & Archaeology; United States - General; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources; United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Sources; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Electronic books
  • Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era; Volume 1 - Legislative Achievements; The Fugitive Slave Act, September 18, 1850; Kansas-Nebraska Act, May 30, 1854; The Crittenden Compromise, December 18, 1860; Proposed Thirteenth Amendment of 1860, March 2, 1861; Proposed Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution of 1860-1861; President Abraham Lincoln - A Proclamation, April 15, 1861; Governor Magoffin's Refusal of Troops, April 16, 1861; and, Kentucky's Declaration of Neutrality, May 16, 1861; Proclamations on Blockade and Marque
    The Crittenden-Johnson Resolutions on the Objects of the War, July 22, 1861The First Confiscation Act, August 6, 1861; Seditious Conspiracy Act, July 31, 1861; Abolishment of Slavery in the District of Columbia Act, April 16, 1862; Confederate Conscription Act, April 17, 1862; and, The "Twenty Negro" Amendment, October 11, 1862; Homestead Act of 1862, May 20, 1862; Pacific Railroad Act, July 1, 1862; Morrill Land Grant Act, July 2, 1862; Non-Issued Lincoln Veto To Second Confiscation, July 12, 1862; Supplement, Abolishment of Slavery in the District of Columbia Act ,July 12, 1862
    Judiciary Act, July 15, 1862The Militia Act, July 17, 1862; The Second Confiscation Act, July 17, 1862; The Second Confiscation Act Supplement, July 17, 1862; West Virginia Act, December 31, 1862; National Banking Act, February 25, 1863; Federal Conscription Act, March 3, 1863; Habeas Corpus Act, March 3, 1863; The Freedmen's Bureau Act, March 3, 1865; Thirteenth Amendment, Passed by Congress January 31, 1865, and Ratified December 6, 1865; President Andrew Johnson Veto of the Freedmen's Bureau Act, February 19, 1866; President Andrew Johnson Veto of the Civil Rights Bill, March 27, 1866
    Civil Rights Act, April 9, 1866The Freedmen's Bureau Act, July 16, 1866; President Andrew Johnson Freedmen's Bureau Veto Message, July 16, 1866; Judicial Circuits Act, July 23, 1866; Habeas Corpus Act, February 5, 1867; The Reconstruction Act [First], March 2, 1867; President Andrew Johnson's Veto of the First Military Reconstruction Act, March 2, 1867; Tenure of Office Act, March 2, 1867; President Andrew Johnson Veto of the Tenure of Office Act, March 2, 1867; Anti-Peonage Act, March 2, 1867; The Reconstruction Act [Second], March 23, 1867
    President Andrew Johnson Veto of the Second Military Reconstruction Act, March 23, 1867Reconstruction Act [Third], July 19, 1867; Veto of the Third Military Reconstruction Act, July 19, 1867; Articles of Impeachment Presented against President Andrew Johnson, February 24, 1868; Reconstruction Act [Fourth], March 11, 1868; Fourteenth Amendment, Passed by Congress, June 13, 1866, and Ratified July 9, 1868; Fifteenth Amendment, Passed by Congress, February 26, 1869 and Ratified February 3, 1870; The Enforcement Act of 1870, May 30, 1870; The Enforcement Act of 1871, April 20, 1871
    Civil Rights Act, March 1, 1875
    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. This three-volume set gives scholars, teachers, and students easy access to the full texts of the most important, fundamental documents as well as hard-to-find, rarely published primary sources on this critical period in U.S. history. The first volume of the series, Legislative Achievements, contains legislation passed in response to the turmoil seizing the country on the brink of, during, a
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Edition: 1st ed..
  • Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press
  • Creation Date: c2012
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (337 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-283-86481-9;ISBN1-57233-927-6
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 820785514
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913741708302931

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