Abraham Lincoln, constitutionalism, and equal rights during the Civil War era / by Herman Belz

Author(s): Belz, Herman
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Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Views on the Constitution
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
Electronic books
Constitutional history--United States
African Americans--Civil rights--History--19th century
Equality before the law--United States--History--19th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Fordham University Press, 1997
Series: North's Civil War no. 2
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: Constitution and Revolution in the Civil War Era 1
1. Lincoln and the Constitution: The Dictatorship Question Reconsidered 17
2. The "Philosophical Cause" of Free Government: The Problem of Lincoln's Political Thought 44
3. Abraham Lincoln and American Constitutionalism 72
4. Protection of Personal Liberty in Republican Emancipation Legislation 101
5. Race, Law, and Politics in the Struggle for Equal Pay During the Civil War 119
6. The Freedmen's Bureau Act of 1865 and the Principle of No Discrimination According to Color 138
7. The New Orthodoxy in Reconstruction Historiography 162
8. Equality and the Fourteenth Amendment: The Original Understanding 170
9. The Constitution and Reconstruction 187
Conclusion: Legitimacy, Consent, and Equality in the Reconstruction Settlement 217
Bibliography 247
Index 263
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 97009935 (OCoLC)36470329
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 97009935
ISBN: 0585171033 (electronic bk.) :$32.00
ISBN: 082321768X (hardcover)
ISBN: 0823217698 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xi, 265 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 44962045
ISBN/ISSN: 0585171033

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