Essays Tagged: "Eric Foner"

WEB Duboise stance on the abolishment of women's suffrage.

While studying the writings of Eric Foner, the author of "American Freedom" and one of his many quoted sources Nancy Cott, author o ... r and Cott eliminates Dubois' main ambition and sole adherence to advising the support of African American women - Dubois believes their support will create a strong foundation to emancipate blacks in ... plied for membership to the communist party where he expressed his belief that through communism, Americans would receive "increased freedom." Which reinforces my belief that Dubois was not an advocat ...

(2 pages) 56 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

George Orwell's thesis

s that, "the Negrois a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted with second sightin this American world, -a world with yields him no trueself-consciousness, but only lets him see himself thro ... ootnote1 The veil is a metaphor for the separation andinvisibility of black life and existence in America and is a reoccurringtheme in books about black life in America. Du Bois's veilmetaphor, "In th ...

(9 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Schools of reconstruction after the Civil War

was from 1900 to 1960 a dominant school of historiography regarding the Reconstruction period in American history, 1865-1877. It was named after Columbia University professor William Dunning, whose s ... le people, including one. The movement suggests that reconstruction was a noble attempt to extend American principals and equality. This reconstruction movement was influenced by the modern civil righ ...

(4 pages) 60 2 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Reconsruction in the views of author E. Foner

able right not to be ruined by the Negroes' freedom." (Alexis de Tocqueville, quoted in Foner, 1983)Eric Foner is an extremely popular historian and his perceptive views on American History are just a ... feels that it was a task left unfinished, as implied in the subtitle of his book "Reconstruction: America's unfinished revolution." In this book, the author clearly elaborates upon his reasoning that ...

(2 pages) 30 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Historiography of the Reconstruction Era

liott FarringtonHistory 633.01Apr. 21, 2013Reconstruction: The Historiography of a Pivotal Era in American SocietyIt has often been stated that it is the duty of all historians to place facts about th ... , 2007). p 116]A great example of this challenge can be seen in the period directly following the American Civil War in 1865 known as the Reconstruction Era. According to Ahmed Shawki, author of Black ...

(19 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History