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Author Samito, Christian G
Title The Greatest and the Grandest Act : The Civil Rights Act of 1866 from Reconstruction to Today
Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2018
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Descript 1 online resource (212 pages)
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Note Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. "Membership of a Nation, and Nothing More": The Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Narrowing of Citizenship in the Civil War Era -- 2. The Other Citizenship Clause -- 3. The 1866 Civil Rights Act and the Beginning of Military Reconstruction -- 4. "In Accordance with the Spirit of the Times": African American Citizenship and the Civil Rights Act of 1866 in New England Law and Politics -- 5. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 in Kentucky and Missouri -- 6. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 in South Carolina -- 7. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 at the Supreme Court -- 8. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Right to Contract -- 9. The Origins of Arguments over Affirmative Action: Lessons from the Civil Rights Act of 1866 -- 10. The Janus of Civil Rights Law -- Appendix: The Civil Rights Act of 1866 -- Contributors -- Index -- Back Cover
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Samito, Christian G. The Greatest and the Grandest Act : The Civil Rights Act of 1866 from Reconstruction to Today Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press,c2018 9780809336524
Subject United States.-Constitution.-14th Amendmen.
United States.-Civil Rights Act of 1866.
African Americans-Civil rights-History-19th century.
Civil rights-United States
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Zietlow, Rebecca
Benedict, Michael Les
Bergeson-Lockwood, Millington
Astor, Aaron
Strickland, Jeff
Williams, Owen
Aynes, Richard
Rutherglen, George
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