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The civil rights record : Black Americans and the law, 1849-1970.

Author/creator Bardolph, Richard, 1915-2006
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Crowell, [1970]
Descriptionxxv, 558 pages ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Crowell publications in history
Crowell publications in history. ^A677339
Contents Before freedom : to 1865. The promise of American life ; Defining status : slave and freeman ; Racial ideology : opinion in the young republic ; The black man in the courts : inequality affirmed ; The Civil War : end of chattel slavery -- The first shock of freedom : 1865-1883. Racial ideology : Anglo-Saxon master-racism ; Views from the White House ; The national party platforms ; Status of the ex-slave : the black codes ; The crop lien system ; The birth of Jim Crow ; Control of reconstruction by Congress ; Defying the Fifteenth Amendment ; The Supreme Court and the Negro, 1865-1883 ; State laws to protect civil rights ; Discrimination by state law ; Civil rights and the state courts -- Fading hopes. Racial ideology : turn-of-the-century views ; Views from the White House ; The national party platforms, 1884-1908 ; State laws to protect civil rights ; Discrimination by state law ; The Supreme Court and the black America, 1883-1910 ; The state courts and civil rights -- Hope deferred : the color line holds : 1910-1938. Racial ideology : some early twentieth-century attitudes ; Views from the White House ; The national party platforms ; State laws to protect civil rights ; Discrimination by state law ; The federal courts and the black American, 1910-1938 ; Civil rights and the state courts, 1910-1938 -- Reviving hopes : 1938-1954. Racial ideology : equalitarianism and dissent ; Views from the White House ; The national party platforms ; State civil rights legislation ; Discrimination by state law ; The federal courts and the black American, 1938-1954 ; The state courts and civil rights, 1938-1954 ; Federal executive action promoting civil rights, 1937-1954 -- Progress, stalemate, or reaction? : 1954-1970. Racial ideology : conservatives, moderates, and militants ; Views from the White House ; The national party platforms, 1956-1968 ; State laws to protect civil rights ; State discriminatory laws : reaction to the Brown decision ; Executive and legislative action : the federal government resumes the initiative ; The federal courts and the black American, 1954-1970.
Local noteBookplates of B'nai B'rith Women Franklin Delano Roosevelt Four Freedoms Library and Baltimore Hebrew College.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Acquisitions source Gift of Gene and Susan Roberts, 2016.
Issued in other formOnline version: Bardolph, Richard, 1915- Civil rights record. New York, Crowell [1970]
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 77115037
ISBN069019448X
ISBN9780690194487

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