Federal enforcement of civil rights :United States v. Shotwell. and the Ku Klux Klan trials in North Carolina, 1871
Lyons, David Tolman, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Mccurdy, Charles, Department of History, University of Virginia
Gaston, Paul, Department of History, University of Virginia
This paper examines the constitutional and political issues confronting federal law enforcement officials involved in the first federal prosecution of the Ku Klux Klan in United States v. Shotwell.
MA (Master of Arts)
Ku Klux Klan (19th century) -- History, Ku Klux Klan (19th century) -- Trilas, litigation, etc., United States -- Force Act (1870), Civil rights -- North Carolina -- History -- 19th century, Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- North Carolina, North Carolina -- History -- 1865-
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