American Eloquence, Volume IV

Studies In American Political History

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,621 / 244 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.6
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 2,648
Added to site: 2005.03.18
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Genres: Politics, History

Edited with Introduction by Alexander Johnston. Reedited by James Albert Woodburn

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f the negroes from the elective franchise.

In Georgia the white voters held control of their State from the beginning. In the other seceding States the government passed, at various times and by various methods during the next six years after 1871, under control of the whites, who still retain control. One of the avowed objects of reconstruction has thus failed; but, to one who does not presume that all things will be accomplished at a single leap, the scheme, in spite of its manifest blunders and crudities, must seem to have had a remarkable success. Whatever the political status of the negro may now be in the seceding States, it may be confidently affirmed that it is far better than it would have been in the same time under an unrestricted readmission. The whites, all whose energies have been strained to secure control of their States, have been glad, in return for this success to yield a measure of other civil rights to the freedmen, which is already fuller than ought to have been hoped for in 1867. And

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