By Edward O. Frantz
A spouse to Reconstruction Presidents presents a chain of unique essays that discover numerous vital matters, subject matters, and debates linked to the presidencies of Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. provide, and Rutherford B. Hayes.
- Represents the 1st finished examine the presidencies of Johnson, supply, and Hayes in a single volume
- Features contributions from best historians and presidential scholars
- Approaches the examine of those presidents from a historiographical perspective
- Key subject matters contain each one president’s political occupation; overseas coverage; family coverage; army background; and social context in their phrases in office
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Alexander McClure and former Secretary of War Simon Cameron were said to be involved in the proceedings. Speiser’s evidence does not seem to be as strong as it might be, however. 20 glenna r. schroeder-lein Paul H. Bergeron, in the previously discussed Andrew Johnson’s Civil War and Reconstruction, believed that Lincoln was actively involved in searching for a replacement for Hamlin before the convention. Lincoln had a good relationship with Johnson as military governor, so the choice of Johnson was logical.
Instead, it became a set of policies orchestrated by Johnson, who served as the arbiter of loyalty. Johnson believed he was building a new status quo. He sought a government for loyal white men: men who had reluctantly left the Union, fought valiantly for their homes and families and who sought their rights once more. With an eye fixed on his political future, Johnson also undoubtedly believed that with a little luck, he could build a base of support in the South and create a new party system. That was certainly what some of his opponents thought.
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