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work of the church in the South during the period of reconstruction

Bowyer Stewart

work of the church in the South during the period of reconstruction

Preached at S. Chrysostom"s Church, Chicago, the fifteenth Sunday after Trinity, Aug. 31, 1913

by Bowyer Stewart

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Published by Published for the Western Theological Seminary, Chicago, by the Young Churchman Co. in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Episcopal Church -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Reconstruction.,
  • Southern States -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementBy Bowyer Stewart.
    SeriesHale memorial sermon -- 8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79p. ;
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19030925M

    The Reconstruction lasted from to The purpose of the Reconstruction was to help the South become a part of the Union again. Federal troops occupied much of the South during the Reconstruction to insure that laws were followed and that another uprising did not occur.   Foner said, "That's what I was taught in high school in the s: Reconstruction was the worst period in American history, it was a travesty of .

    The South After the War. While politicians in Washington, D.C., were busy passing Reconstruction legislation in the late s, the South remained in upheaval, as the ruined economy tried to accommodate newly emancipated blacks and political power struggles ensued. As freed slaves tried to establish livelihoods for themselves and take. The Book: Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle by Darius J. Young (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, ), pp. $ This engaging biography focuses on the life of Robert Church, Jr., one of the most iconic Black leaders in Tennessee and the South during the period from to

    The Southern Perspective of Radical Reconstruction Part 1 The Uncivil War devastated the South. Wounds and disease killed one out of four white men. Over 40% of private property was destroyed as well as churches. In one southern city, Columbia, South Carolina, over 3/5's of .   The Union victory in the Civil War in may have given some 4 million slaves their freedom, but the process of rebuilding the South during the Reconstruction period () introduced a new.


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Work of the church in the South during the period of reconstruction. Milwaukee, Published for the Western Theological Seminary, Chicago, by the Young Churchman Co. [] (OCoLC) The Church. Baptismal ceremony at the First African Baptist Church in Richmond.

(Harper's Weekly, J ) The creation of autonomous black churches was a major achievement of the Reconstruction era, and a central component of blacks' conception of freedom. Historians describe the creation of schools and focus on education — for both blacks and whites — in the South during Reconstruction.

Eric Foner: Freedom had many meanings to people coming Author: American Experience. Women during the Reconstruction era dating from to acted as the heads of their households due to the involvement of men in the war, and presided over their farm and family members throughout the country.

Following the war, there was a great surge for education among women and to coincide with this, a great need for women to find paid employment. Clarence W. Walker, A Rock in a Weary Land: The African Methodist Episcopal Church during the Civil War and Reconstruction (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, ); William E.

Montgomery, Under Their Own Vine and Fig Tree: African American Churches in the South, – (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, ). A large number of black political leaders came from the church, having worked as ministers during slavery or in the early years of Reconstruction, when the church.

For much of the period between andthis modest building near the site of the Civil War Battle of Antietam served as both a church and a school. The history of the schools housed in Tolson’s Chapel illustrates how African Americans across the former slave-holding states created and sustained schools during Reconstruction.

Foner’s book is indispensible, but dense. A pithier primer can be found in Michael W. Fitzgerald’s “Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South.

In the midst of the drought and devastation ofthe black people formed new churches. Before the war, in most parts of the south, slaves were forbidden to hold services without a white minister present.

In the typical plantation church, whites sat in front and slaves sat or stood in the back. In the South, both black and white women struggled to make sense of a world of death and Reconstruction, leading women’s rights advocate Elizabeth Cady Stanton saw an unprecedented opportunity for disenfranchised groups—women as well as African Americans, northern and southern—to seize political rights.

In South Carolina, for example, the state university that had been integrated during Reconstruction (indeed, Harvard’s first black college graduate, Richard T. Like other black churches throughout the South, the First African Baptist Church of Richmond played a central role in the black community.

Founded inthe church functioned as a social and political gathering place as well as a house of worship. Its pastor, the Rev. James Holmes, is seen preaching from an elevated pulpit to members of the. Democrats grew desperate. After abortive attempts to win Black votes, they resorted to intimidation and violence.

These tactics were central to the restoration of white Democratic rule across the South by And thus Reconstruction ended, but not because it failed. African Americans took over the South during Reconstruction.

The South, however, saw Reconstruction as a humiliating, even vengeful imposition and did not welcome it. During the years after the war, black and white teachers from the North and South, missionary organizations, churches and schools worked tirelessly to give the emancipated population the opportunity to learn.

United States - United States - Reconstruction and the New South, – The original Northern objective in the Civil War was the preservation of the Union—a war aim with which virtually everybody in the free states agreed.

As the fighting progressed, the Lincoln government concluded that emancipation of the slaves was necessary in order to secure military victory; and thereafter.

Start studying Chapter 10 Reconstruction - History. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. During that complex period after the Civil War, African Americans gained political power yet faced the backlash of white supremacy and racial violence.

I share the concerns many writers, historians, and other scholars are raising about the shortcomings of what children traditionally learn about Reconstruction in school. The period after the Civil War, -was called the Reconstruction period.

Abraham Lincoln started planning for the reconstruction of the South during the Civil War as Union soldiers occupied huge areas of the South. He wanted to bring the Nation back together as quickly as possible and in.

The civil rights movement (–) aimed to eliminate racial discrimination against African Americans, improve their educational and employment opportunities, and establish their electoral power, just after the abolition of slavery in the United period from to saw a tremendous change in the fortunes of the black community following the elimination of slavery in the South.

Most importantly, African Americans could make choices for themselves about where they labored and the type of work they performed. This account book shows that former slaves who became free workers after the Civil War received pay for their work on Hampton Plantation in South Carolina.

Hampton Plantation Account Book, South Carolina. The South still commonly appears as the land of the Bible Belt, of evangelical Protestant hegemony. Despite the rapidly increasing immigration from all parts of the world to the region, there is still justification for such a view.

To study religion in the South, then, is to examine the influence of a dominant evangelical culture that has shaped the region’s social mores, religious.During the war, In the Union-occupied South, On the South Carolina Sea Islands,the former slaves demanded land of their own, while government officials and Northern investors urged them to return to work on the plantations.The only consensus that existed among northern politicians during Reconstruction was that white southerners should not have a free hand, as they had in late and earlyto impose their will on the South.

From The South As It Is:John Richard Dennett Raleigh, N.C., October 5,