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The great Civil War draft riots

by Deborah Kent

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Draft Riot, New York, N.Y., 1863 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDeborah Kent.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesCornerstones of freedom
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.44 .K46 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3294067M
      ISBN 100516236326
      LC Control Number2004014454
      OCLC/WorldCa55940429

        New York Draft Riots. The New York Draft Riots occurred in July , when the anger of working-class New Yorkers over a new federal draft law during the Civil War .   The Civil War Draft Riots (Documentary) DocSpot. Loading Unsubscribe from DocSpot? Civil War "From All Sides" Battle of Fredericksburg unaired TV Special - .

      The New York City draft riots (July 13–16, ), known at the time as Draft Week, were violent disturbances in New York City that were the culmination of working-class discontent with new laws passed by Congress that year to draft men to fight in the ongoing American Civil riots remain the largest civil and racial insurrection in American history, aside from the Civil War itself. Civil War Times Magazine. CWT Book Review: The Devil’s Own Work. The Devil’s Own Work: The Civil War Draft Riots and the Fight to Reconstruct America, by Barnet Schecter, Walker Publishing Company, , pages, $

        5. Draft Riots. Draft Riots? Yes, many Northerners weren’t happy about the Union draft instituted in March And by and there was growing discontent with the war as a whole among the Peace Democrats (Copperheads) throughout the North. In July , violent riots broke out in New York City and other cities agitated. (), the Civil War draft riots that led to open season on African-Americans (), or the military massacre of the Dakota Sioux at Wounded Knee, S.D.


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The Great Civil War Draft Riots (Cornerstones of Freedom. Second Series) [Kent, Deborah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Great Civil War Draft Riots (Cornerstones of Freedom. Second Series)Author: Deborah Kent.

It was a pretty interesting book on the resulting riots from some New Yorkers concerning the government conscription of men into the Union Army. It was supposed to just be a protest to the draft but then buildings were being burned down, wealthy homes were /5.

The Devil's Own Work covers the period in the Civil War when violent protests broke out in New York City and other places in response to the draft --probably directed by the Copperhead underground, who pit the poor Irish immigrants against the black people, in hopes of weakening the Union war effort.4/5.

The great Civil War draft riots Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Addeddate Bookplateleaf Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Pages: The draft riots in New York City, the bloodiest in the nation's history, emerge as a microcosm of the convoluted and contradictory politics of the Civil War era in this absorbing study.

Despite the resistance, the Civil War conscription policy established that it was within the powers of the federal government to compel enlistment without using the states to administer or approve. - - - Books You May Like Include: The Devil's Own Work: The Civil War Draft Riots and the Fight to Reconstruct America by Barnet Schecter.

Those riots remain the largest civil insurrection in American history, aside from the Civil War itself. The Civil War Military Draft Act was the first of its kind in American history.

Draft Riot ofmajor four-day eruption of violence in New York City resulting from deep worker discontent with the inequities of conscription during the U.S.

Civil gh labouring people in general supported the Northern war effort, they had no voice in Republican policy and occasionally deserted from the army or refused reenlistment. Here are several articles that I have written on the Draft Riots: 1. Five Points on the Edge of the Draft Riots 2.

Before the Draft Riots: The Cultivation of Division 3. The New York Draft Riots Begin 4. Convulsion of Violence: The First Day of the New York Draft Riots 5. The Draft Riots End in a Sea of Blood-July New York: Walker, Pp. xiii, Illus., maps, append., notes, biblio., index.

$ ISBN The Devil?s Own Work is a comprehensive treatment of the New York?Draft Riots. within the framework of American political and social life before, during, and following the Civil War.

The Devil’s Own Work: The Civil War Draft Riots and the Fight to Reconstruct America. By Barnet Schecter (Walker & Company,New York,$28). The most violent urban uprising in American history occurred in Julywhen thousands of poor workers took to the New York’s streets with bricks,torches and clubs to protest the military draft and its $ exemption provision.

Name: _____ Civil War Draft Riots Primary Source WorksheetThe following article appeared in Harper's Weekly newspaper in July of it focused on theriots that were occurring throughout the city of New York as people protested the new conscriptionlaws.

As the name implies, the riots broke out over the Union's decision to institute a draft. Desperate for both soldiers and money, the government decided on a two-pronged approach: those whose names were called could either choose to serve or they could get out of service by paying $ for a substitute.

Instantly people began to complain that the Civil War had turned into a "rich man's war. On Saturday, Jthe first lottery of the conscription law was held. For twenty-four hours the city remained quiet. On Monday, Jbetween 6 and 7 A.M., the five days of mayhem and bloodshed that would be known as the Civil War Draft Riots began.

Get this from a library. The great Civil War draft riots. [Deborah Kent] -- Discusses the causes, events, and aftermath of the Civil War draft riots in In this vividly written book, Iver Bernstein tells the compelling story of the New York City draft riots.

He details how what began as a demonstration against the first federal draft soon expanded. The New York City Draft Riots Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War Iver Bernstein.

Details how a demonstration against the first federal draft expanded into a sweeping assault against the local institutions and personnel of Abraham Lincoln's Republican Party as well as a race riot. On a summer day in the middle of the Civil War, immigrants furious about conscription notices delivered to their homes instigated the Boston draft riot.

The Boston draft riot was overshadowed by the much worse anti-draft violence in New York City, but an unknown number of rioters were killed and injured. The rioters were mostly Irish, [ ]. The Detroit race riot of occurred on March 6,in the city of Detroit, Michigan, during the American Civil the time, the Detroit Free Press reported these events as "the bloodiest day that ever dawned upon Detroit." It began due to unrest among the working class related to racism and the military draft, which was heightened after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Location: Detroit, Michigan.

The Civil War Draft Riots (Documentary) - Duration: How the Civil War Draft Incited Violence in New York City - Duration: Smithsonian Chan views. The Civil War Draft Riots have gone from one of the most under-studied events to a potentially over-studied one.

A new book by Barnet Schecter, "The Civil War Draft Riots and the Fight to Author: TOM DEIGNAN.The Draft Riots, July [Irving Werstein] -- How does a city explode into riot? What happens when the not-so-strong arm of the law finds that half the great body it normally controls has turned monster?

New Yorkers learned, one hideous week during the Civil War. Thousands of the poor, stirred by pro-Confederacy agitators, rose in.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Civil War: A Narrative Vol.

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