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Civic Ideals Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U. S. History

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ISBN-10: 0300078773

ISBN-13: 9780300078770

Edition: 1999

Authors: Rogers M. Smith

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Smith traces political stuggles over American citizenship laws from the colonial period through the Progesssive era & shows that most adults were legally denied access to full citizenship solely because of their race, ethnicity, or gender.
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 4/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Hidden Lessons of American Citizenship Laws
Fierce New World: The Colonial Sources of American Citizenship
Forging a Revolutionary People, 1763-1776
Citizens of Small Republics: The Confederation Era, 1776-1789
The Constitution and the Quest for National Citizenship
Attempting National Liberal Citizenship: The Federalist Years, 1789-1801
Towards a Commercial Nation of White Yeoman Republics: The Jeffersonian Era, 1801-1829
High Noon of the White Republic: The Age of Jackson, 1829-1856
Dred Scott Unchained: The Bloody Birth of the Free Labor Republic, 1857-1866
The America That "Never Was": The Radical Hour, 1866-1876
The Gilded Age of Ascriptive Americanism, 1876-1898
Progressivism and the New American Empire, 1898-1912
Epilogue: The Party of America
Notes
Bibliography
Index of Cases
Index