The Day Freedom Died

Author: Charles Lane
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The untold story of the slaying of a Southern town's ex-slaves and a white lawyer's historic battle to bring the perpretators to justice Following the Civil War, Colfax, Louisiana, was a town, like many, where African Americans and whites ...

The Second Amendment

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And the Supreme Court led the judiciary: Slaughter-House Cases, 83 U.S. 36 (
1873). An even more troubling case: The Colfax massacre is described in detail
in Charles Lane, The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme
Court, and the Betrayal of Reconstruction (New York: Henry Holt, 2008), 9–22.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard the case in 1876: United States v. Cruikshank, 92
U.S. 542, 553 (1876). The Day Freedom Died: The justices in their conferences
wanted to ...

Rethinking The Judicial Settlement Of Reconstruction

Author: Pamela Brandwein
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Reconstruction – America's second revolution1 – was dead by 1877, and the
fatal blow was inflicted by the Supreme Court. ... David O'Brien, Storm Center (
2000), 1290; Charles Lane, The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the
Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of Reconstruction (2008); Lou Faulkner
Williams, The Great South Carolina Ku Klux Klan Trials, 1871–1872 (1996), 142;
Howard Gillman, “How Political Parties Can Use the Courts to Advance Their
Agendas: Federal ...

The Ordeal Of The Reunion

Author: Mark Wahlgren Summers
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The Glorious Failure: Black Congressman Robert Brown Elliott and the
Reconstruction in South Carolina. New York: Norton, 1974. Lane, Charles. The
Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal
of Reconstruction. New York: Henry Holt, 2008. Larson, Robert W. New Mexico's
Quest for Statehood, 1846–1912. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press,
1968. Lawson, Melinda. Patriot Fires: Forging a New American Nationalism in the
Civil War ...

Writing Reconstruction

Author: Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle
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Arkansas Historical Quarterly 69 (2010): 28–43. Landers, Jane L. Black Society
in Spanish Florida. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. ———. “Gracia
Real de Santa Teresa de Mose: A Free Black Town in Spanish Colonial Florida.”
American Historical Review 95 (2001): 9–30. Lane, Charles. The Day Freedom
Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of
Reconstruction. New York: Henry Holt, 2008. Lawrence, D. H. Studies in Classic
American Literature.

White Robes And Burning Crosses

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2. 1. “United States Presidential Election, 1872,” Wikipedia, http://en.wiki pedia.
org/wiki/United_ States_ presiden tial_ election,_ 1872#Campaign (accessed
March 23, 2013). 2. Kim Gravelle, Fiji's Times: A History of Fiji (Suva: The Fiji
Times, 1988), pp. 120–124. 3. Ibid. 4. Slaughter-House Cases, 83 U.S. 36 (1873).
5. Foner, p. 437; Charles Lane, The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre,
the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of Reconstruction (New York: Henry Holt,
2008), pp.

Impeached

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366. 307 Johnson nominated Evarts: welles diary, vol. 3, pp. 375, 390 (June 3
and 14, 1868). 307 Stanberry returned to private law practice: charles lane, The
Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal
of Reconstruction, new York: henry holt & co. (2008), pp. 116–17. 307 Four days
later: dawes, p. 504. 307 Grant appointed him: land, p. 222. 308 “Not a single one
of them”: John f. kennedy, Profiles in Courage, new York: harper & row (1955), p.
165.

The Lovers Quarrel

Author: Elvin T. Lim
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Clinton L. Rossiter, Conservatism in America: The Thankless Persuasion (New
York: Vintage), 131. 128. Leonard P. Curry, Blueprint for Modern America:
Nonmilitary Legislation of the First Civil War Congress (Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt
University Press, 1968). 129. Jack Beatty, Age of Betrayal: The Triumph of Money
in America, 1865–1900 (New York: Knopf, 2007); Charles Lane, The Day
Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of
Reconstruction ...

Akron Law Review

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The underlying facts of the case and the miscarriage of justice that the Supreme
Court authored in their opinion reversing the defendants' convictions are ably set
forth in Charles Lane's The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, The ... the
Betrayal of Reconstr-uction.'°' Briefly, following the election of I872, the
Democratic Party of Louisiana attempted to steal the election by means of fiaud
and intimidation.'°2 The Republican Party — Afiican-Americans and their
supporters ...

Choice

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The day freedom died: the Colfax massacre, the Supreme Court, and the betrayal
of Reconstruction. H. Holt, 2008. 326p bibl index ISBN 0805083421, $27.00;
ISBN 9780805083422, $27.00 One of the most important yet most neglected
events of Reconstruction is the bloody 1873 Louisiana Colfax Massacre, which
resulted in the brutal murder of at least 60 African Americans and the Supreme
Courts Cruikshank decision, ending any chance of real protection for freedmen in
the South.