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The Virginia Conservatives, 1867-1879

A Study in Reconstruction Politics

Jack P. Maddex Jr.

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 07/2018
Pages: 348
Subject: History | University of North Carolina
Print ISBN: 9.78081E+12
eBook ISBN: 9781469648101


The Conservatives won control of the Virginia state government in 1869 and goverened for ten years on a program of integrating their homeland into the structure of the contemporary United States by adopting Yankee" institutions and ideas: industrial capitalism, American nationalsim, Gilded-Age political practices, and a system of race relations that made the Afro-American a free man and officially a citizen but not an equal."

Originally published in 1970.

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