The Negro and White Disfranchisement During Radical Reconstruction

  title={The Negro and White Disfranchisement During Radical Reconstruction},
  author={William Adam Russ},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={171 - 192}
  • W. Russ
  • Published 1 April 1934
  • History
  • The Journal of Negro History
The aims of the radicals in Congressional reconstruetion were predicated uponi the successful admninistration of the twin policies of complete Negro enfranchisement and partial white disfranchisement. So clearly did these planks of the radical program interweave and supplement each other that either one without the other could not have produced the results deemed so essential by radical politicians; hence both principles were incorporated into the Fourteenth Amendment and written into the… 
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