Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2019

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2019
Title:
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2019
Format:
EPUB
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Digital Download
GPO Stock Number:
052-300-00016-9
ISBN:
9780160949036
Description

Updated through January 2019, Black Americans in Congress 1870-2019 is written for a general audience and researched using primary and secondary sources. The 2019 eBook edition is based on the 2008 print edition. The eBook also provides readers the opportunity to link to the Black Americans in Congress exhibition page maintained by the Office of the Historian at http://history.house.gov

Table of Contents

Copyright
Alphabetical List of Black Americans of Congress, 1870-2019
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2019: Introduction
"The Fifteenth Amendment in Flesh and Blood": The Symbolic Generation of Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1887
"The Negroes' Temporary Farewell": Jim Crow and the Exclusion of African Americans from Congress, 1887-1929
Keeping the Faith: African Americans Return to Congress, 1929-1970
Permanent Interests: The Expansion, Organization, and Rising Influence of African Americans in Congress, 1971-2019

Audience

School and Public Library Reference; Political Science-Leadership, Autobiography/Biography- Cultural Ethnic & Regional-African Americans

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