Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
1: “The Absolute Equality of All Men before the Law, the Only True Basis of Reconstruction”.
2: Prospects of the Freedmen of Hilton Head.
3: Thaddeus Stevens: Speech to Congress.
4: Alexander Stephens: “On Reconstruction”.
5: Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction.
6: “The One Man Power vs. Congress”.
7: Frederick Douglass: “Reconstruction.
Communities in Need.
8: Letter from Black Soldiers of North Carolina to the Freedmen's Bureau Commissioner.
9: Address of a Convention of Negroes Held in Alexandria, VA.
10: “The Education of the Freedmen”.
11: Letters from Louisiana.
12: Letter from Roanoke Island.
13: The Sad State of Indian Affairs.
Acts of State.
14: The Freedmen's Bureau Bill.
15: Civil Rights Act of 1866.
16: First Reconstruction Act.
17: Second Reconstruction Act.
18: Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution.
19: Articles of Impeachment against President Andrew Johnson.
20: President Grant's First Inaugural Address.
Black Codes and White Lives.
21: Mississippi Black Code.
22: Louisiana Black Code.
23: Letter to T.P. Chandler.
24: “A Long Silence”.
25: From Ten Years on a Georgia Plantation since the War.
26: Notice from the Ku Klux Klan to Davie Jeems.
27: “The First-Class Men in Our Town”.
28: Letter to Senator Joseph C. Abbott on the Ku Klux Klan.
29: A Contested Election: Report to Congress on the Activities of the Ku Klux Klan.
30: From Recollections of the Inhabitants, Localities, Superstitions, and Ku Klux Outrages of the Carolinas, by a “Carpet-Bagger” Who Was Born and Lived There.
Reconstruction Moves Ahead.
31: “The North Owes the Colored Race a Deep Obligation”.
32: Letter to Republican Senators and Representatives.
33: “A Plea for General Amnesty”.
34: “Half Free, Half Slave”.
35: Civil Rights Act of 1875.
An Ambiguous Legacy.
36: United States v. Cruikshank.
37: Blanche Bruce: Speech in the Senate.
38: Freedmen's Monument Speech.
39: Ulysses S. Grant: Letter to Daniel H. Chamberlain.
40: Sharecropping Contract.