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Despite their shortcomings, radical politicians, including African Americans, made worthy contributions to the state of Florida during the era of Reconstruction.

Despite their shortcomings, radical politicians, including African Americans, made worthy contributions to the state of Florida during the era of Reconstruction. Joe Richardson disputes many of the misconceptions about the state’s debt and corruption by exploring how some African American politicians were quite capable and learned their duties quickly.

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Richardson, Joe Martin. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008

For an online guide to Archives resources, check out the Black Experience Guide on Florida Memory. Books and resource guides. Richardson, Joe Martin. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2008. Wagner, Jodie R. The Long Journey Home: a Survey of Florida’s Fugitive Slaves in the Pre-Civil War Era. Master’s Thesis, Florida State University, 1995.

Many scholars have identified more than 1,500 African American officeholders during the Reconstruction Era (1863–1877)

Many scholars have identified more than 1,500 African American officeholders during the Reconstruction Era (1863–1877). Historian Canter Brown, Jr. noted that in some states, such as Florida, the highest number of African Americans were elected or appointed to offices after 1876 and the end of Reconstruction. The following is a partial list some of the most notable of the officeholders pre-1900. Hiram Rhodes Revels (R), Senator from Mississippi (1870-1871).

African Americans from 1865-1900 From 1865 to 1900, Reconstruction was meant to help change the lives of African Americas. However, mainly in the South, blacks were threatened and even killed for going to vote. However, because of prejudice, Reconstruction didn’t go on as far as it could have. Reconstruction tried to deliver its promises to African Americans while battling a discriminatory white America. This is seen socially, through civil rights, and politically, through Jim Crow Laws and voting. The Essay on Civil War: Based on African American and White People’s Having Equal Rights to Life.

Africans and African Americans fought in the many conflicts that wracked Florida, including the three Seminole Wars and the Civil War. Despite the oppressions of slavery and segregation, black Floridians struggled to establish their own communities, combat racism and economic. Despite the oppressions of slavery and segregation, black Floridians struggled to establish their own communities, combat racism and economic deprivation, and negotiate the terms of their labor. Against overwhelming odds, they helped develop communities like Jacksonville, Tampa, and Miami, and they served as the critical labor force for the state's citrus, agricultural, and timber industries. For centuries, however, their heritage has been ignored.

Start studying Reconstruction in America 1865-1877. centered in the South -dominated by southern conservatives -opposed to African American advancement -former plantation owners held a great deal of power. Learn vocabulary, terms and more with flashcards, games and other study tools. Republicans -Politics after Civil War-. centered in the North -party controlled mostly by Northern liberals or "radicals" -more supportive of AA rights. Andrew Johnson (vs. Radical Republicans). President of the South -Democrat -Resistant to change -AJ's IDEA: leave the south alone! (state power; not federal). Radical Republicans" (vs. Andrew Johnson).

African Americans in Florida - Maxine D Jones. It was 92 years after African American soldiers had fought Southerners at the Battle of Olustee in the Civil War, a war that freed slaves throughout the South. The struggle that began in Tallahassee that afternoon in 1956 continues to the present day as African Americans and whites try to establish a color-blind state, a society that does not judge people by the color of their skin. That struggle will continue long after all of us are gone from this earth. But it will go on. Just as it has gone on for the past four centuries.

The largely urban Northern African American population fared little better. The jobs they sought were given to European immigrants.

The Negro in the Reconstruction of Florida, 1865–1877. Richard Allen: The First Exemplar of African American Education. The book begins with an overview of slave religion and the first stirrings of African Methodism before 1865 and culminates with the formidable challenges that faced the church by 1895. Not only did the AME Church save lives for Christ, it emerged as a force to be reckoned with in politics. Men such as Charles H. Pearce and Robert Meacham became powerhouses in state and local affairs as well as in the church.

Despite their shortcomings, “radical” politicians, including African Americans, made worthy contributions to the state of Florida during the era of Reconstruction. Joe Richardson disputes many of the misconceptions about the state’s debt and corruption by exploring how some African American politicians were quite capable and learned their duties quickly. Even more remarkable was the rapidity with which the unlettered ex-slaves absorbed education and adjusted to their status as free men. African Americans in the Reconstruction of Florida delves into the problems encountered by the freed men and traces their successes and failures during the first decade after emancipation.


African Americans in the Reconstruction of Florida, 1865-1877 download epub
Americas
Author: Joe M. Richardson
ISBN: 0817355243
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: University Alabama Press; First edition (July 15, 2008)
Pages: 272 pages