The Constitutional Moment: Reconstruction and Black Education in the South

@article{Tyack1986TheCM,
  title={The Constitutional Moment: Reconstruction and Black Education in the South},
  author={David B. Tyack and R. Lowe},
  journal={American Journal of Education},
  year={1986},
  volume={94},
  pages={236 - 256}
}
  • David B. Tyack, R. Lowe
  • Published 1986
  • Sociology
  • American Journal of Education
  • For a brief period after the Civil War, blacks gained a measure of political influence in Southern states. They used this nascent power first in a grass roots movement to build, fund, and staff schools. Then they joined with Radical Republicans in the Congress and with allies in Southern constitutional conventions during Congressional Reconstruction to establish free and universal public education. This article examines these political campaigns and the new constitutional frameworks that… CONTINUE READING
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