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By J. Michael Martinez

Coming for to hold Me Home examines the background of the politics surrounding U.S. race kin through the part century among the increase of the abolitionist stream within the 1830s and the sunrise of the Jim Crow period within the Eighteen Eighties. J. Michael Martinez argues that Abraham Lincoln and the unconventional Republicans in Congress have been the pivotal actors, albeit now not the architects, that prompted this evolution. to appreciate how Lincoln and his contemporaries considered race, Martinez first explains the origins of abolitionism and the tumultuous decade of the 1830s, while that new release of political leaders got here of age. He then follows the path via Reconstruction, Redemption, and the beginnings of felony segregation within the Eighties. This booklet addresses the principal query of ways and why the concept that of race replaced in this period.

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