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by David Nathaniel Gellman,David Quigley

eBook Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877 download ISBN: 081473149X
Author: David Nathaniel Gellman,David Quigley
Publisher: NYU Press (June 1, 2003)
Language: English
Pages: 353
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Category: History
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Jim Crow New York book

Jim Crow New York book. Jim Crow New York introduces students and scholars alike to this watershed event A Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2004). In 1821, New York's political leaders met for over two months to rewrite the state's constitution. This action crystallized the paradoxes of free black citizenship, not only in the North but throughout the nation: African Americans living in New York would no longer be slaves. But would they be citizens?

Jim Crow New York introduces students and scholars alike to this watershed event in American political life.

Jim Crow New York introduces students and scholars alike to this watershed event in American political life. This action crystallized the paradoxes of free black citizenship. Gellman and Quigley explore the complex world of race and citizenship in New York State where the long history of conflict, accommodation, reversal, and progress foreshadowed the national debate on racial equality. Jim Crow New York is equally valuable for a scholar's reference and for the classroom. Lois E. Horton,coauthor of In Hope of Liberty and Hard Road to Freedom.

Jim Crow New York book. Jim Crow New York introduces students and scholars alike to this watershed event in American political life. Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877. But would they be citizens?

David Quigley, David N. Gellman, eds. Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of. .

David Quigley, David N. New York: New York University Press, 2003. When Patriots in New York drafted a constitution for their new state in 1777, they debated who would be recognized as a full citizen of their emerging republican polity, and who was to be denied the rights attendant with such citizenship. During the Revolutionary War itself, African Americans in New York struck a blow for their own freedom when they escaped their masters and fled to British lines, as enslaved persons had also done in Virginia and elsewhere.

New York: Perseus Books Group, 2000. North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790-1860.

All Books 1777-1877 by Dr. David V. Quigley '88 View author page View .

Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877. Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877 by Dr. Quigley '88 View author page View an profile NYU Press; 2003; 384 pp. Genre: Non-fiction Category: Black Studies, History, Politics Additional Information - Library Catalog. Amherst College 220 South Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002.

Published by NYU Press, the book examines the 1821 rewriting of New York's state constitution which denied voting rights to all but the wealthiest African-American men. "Jim Crow New York introduces students and scholars alike to this watershed event in American political life," reads a summary by the publisher.

Second Founding: New York City, Reconstruction and the Making of American Democracy, Hill & Wang (New York, NY), 2004

Alternate Selection of the History Book Club, 2004 Jim Crow New York: A Documentary Reader on Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877, co-authored with David N. Gellman, New York University Press, 2003.

Alternate Selection of the History Book Club, 2004 Jim Crow New York: A Documentary Reader on Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877, co-authored with David N.

Gellman, David . and David Quigley, eds. Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777–1877. Harris, Leslie M. In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626–1863. Chicago, Il. University of Chicago Press, 2003. Hodges, Graham Russell. Root and Branch: African Americans in New York and East Jersey, 1613–1863. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. Somewhat More Independent: The End of Slavery in New York City, 1770–1810. Athens, G. University of Georgia Press, 1990.

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2004)

In 1821, New York’s political leaders met for over two months to rewrite the state’s constitution. The new document secured the right to vote for the great mass of white men while denying all but the wealthiest African-American men access to the polls.

Jim Crow New York introduces students and scholars alike to this watershed event in American political life. This action crystallized the paradoxes of free black citizenship, not only in the North but throughout the nation: African Americans living in New York would no longer be slaves. But would they be citizens?

Jim Crow New York provides readers with both scholarly analysis and access to a series of extraordinary documents, including extensive excerpts from the resonant speeches made at New York’s 1821 constitutional convention and additional documents which recover a diversity of voices, from lawmakers to African-American community leaders, from newspaper editors to activists. The text is further enhanced by extensive introductory essays and headnotes, maps, illustrations, and a detailed bibliographic essay.