"A Harmonious People": Virginia Democrats and Disfranchisement 1890 - 1905

Author:
Barton, Beth Lynne, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

This paper examines the Virginians who debated the merits of a new Constitution in 1901, as these people believed a Constitution had the power to reshape their society.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
African Americans, Virginia, Democratic Party (Va.), Suffrage, 1865-1950, Politics and government, History
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1987/05