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Black Legislators in Louisiana during Reconstruction
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Concentrating on the performance and presence of blacks in the Louisiana legislature from the Civil War through Reconstruction, Vincent shows that although black legislators were a minority, they were not powerless.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Illustrations and Maps
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface to the Paperback Edition
  2. pp. xi-xvi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xix-xxiv
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  1. I. Black Leadership During the Civil War
  2. pp. 1-15
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  1. II. Political Activities of Blacks, 1862-1867
  2. pp. 16-47
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  1. III. Black Delegates and the Constitutional Convention
  2. pp. 48-70
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  1. IV. Education and Civil Rights, 1868-1870
  2. pp. 71-97
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  1. V. Economic and Social Reforms, 1868-1870
  2. pp. 98-112
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  1. VI. Legislation and a Lame Duck Governor
  2. pp. 113-137
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  1. VII. Factionalism Under Governor Kellogg
  2. pp. 138-182
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  1. VIII. Modest Gains and Decline, 1874-1876
  2. pp. 183-201
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  1. IX. The Battle for Survival
  2. pp. 202-218
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  1. Summing Up
  2. pp. 219-225
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  1. Appendices
  2. pp. 226-238
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 239-254
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 255-263
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  1. Image Plates
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