Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution by John Milsop

By John Milsop

Continental Infantryman of the yankee Revolution КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Osprey Publishing LtdСерия: Warrior 68Автор(ы): John MilsopЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2004Количество страниц: 68ISBN: 1-84176-586-4Формат: pdf (200 dpi) 1357x1921Размер: 22.3 mb RapidIfolder fifty one

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458 C H A P T E R 1 7 RECONSTRUCTION, 1863—1877 Rifle Clubs (Mississippi); and Red Shirts (South Carolina). Unlike the Klan, these groups operated openly. In Louisiana, they fought pitched battles with Republican militias in which scores were killed. When the Grant administration sent large numbers of federal troops to Louisiana, people in both North and South cried out against military rule. The protests grew even louder when soldiers marched onto the floor of the Louisiana legislature in January 1875 and expelled several Democratic legislators after a contested election.

Law and order broke down in many areas. The war had ended early enough in the spring to allow the planting of at least some food crops. But who would plant and cultivate them? One-quarter of the South’s white farmers had been killed in the war; the slaves were slaves no more. “We have nothing left to begin anew with,” lamented a South Carolina planter. ” But despite all, life went on. Slaveless planters and their wives, soldiers’ widows and their children, plowed and planted. Confederate veterans drifted home and went to work.

Credit Mobilier Construction company for the Union Pacific Railroad that gave shares of stock to some congressmen in return for favors. spoils system System by which the victorious political party rewarded its supporters with government jobs. patronage Government jobs given out by political figures to their supporters, regardless of ability. Grant is usually branded a failure as president. His two administrations (1869–1877) were plagued by scandals. His private secretary allegedly became involved in the infamous whiskey ring, a network of distillers and revenue agents that deprived the government of millions of tax dollars; his secretary of war was impeached for selling appointments to army posts and Indian reservations; and his attorney general and secretary of the interior resigned under suspicion of malfeasance in 1875.

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