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life of Thaddeus Stevens

Woodburn, James Albert

life of Thaddeus Stevens

a study in American political history, especially in the period of the civil war and reconstruction

by Woodburn, James Albert

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Published by The Bobbs-Merrill company in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1869.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Albert Woodburn ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE415.9.S84 W82
      The Physical Object
      Pagination620 p.
      Number of Pages620
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6556223M
      LC Control Number13008104
      OCLC/WorldCa824260

      His name was Thaddeus Stevens and for a time he was the most powerful man in Congress, famous across America as “The Old Commoner,” loved by many, loathed by many more. But over the last century his once famous name faded into the mists of history, until Tommy Lee Jones brought his spirit back to life in Steven Spielberg’s hit movie : Ckreiser. "The Life and Loves of Thaddeus Stevens" is an insightful look at one of the most misunderstood figures of the 19th Century. Stevens, the driving force behind landmark civil rights laws, education policy, and economic development initiatives, is presented in this book as both an uncompromising politician and a vulnerable human shaped by his own passions.

      Early life and education. Stevens was born in Danville, Vermont, on April 4, He was the second of four children, all boys, and was named to honor the Polish general who served in the American Revolution, Thaddeus parents were Baptists who had emigrated from Massachusetts around Lydia Hamilton Smith (Febru – Febru ) was the long-time housekeeper of Thaddeus Stevens and a prominent African-American businesswoman after his death. 2 Career with Stevens. 3 Businesswoman. 4 Death and legacy. 5 Notes and references. 6 Further reading. Lydia Hamilton was born at Russell Tavern near Gettysburg in Adams.

      Epitaph I repose in this quiet and secluded spot, not from any natural preference for solitude; but finding other cemeteries limited as to race, by charter rules, I have chosen this that I might illustrate in my death the principles which I advocated through a .   Dear Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Graduate – Class of , Commencement is the most joyous day of the year on the campus of Thaddeus Stevens College. Normally, today would have meant several thousand family members converging on our campus to celebrate this momentous achievement in the lives of their sons and daughters, their.


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Life of Thaddeus Stevens by Woodburn, James Albert Download PDF EPUB FB2

Synopsis. Thaddeus Stevens was born on April 4,in Danville, Vermont. He was a Radical Republican leader and one of the most powerful members in the U.S. House of : The Life and Loves of Thaddeus Stevens is an insightful look at one of the most misunderstood figures of the 19th Century.

Stevens, the driving force behind landmark civil rights laws, education policy, and economic development initiatives, is presented in this book as both an uncompromising politician and a vulnerable human shaped by his own passions/5(5).

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The book was dry and factual. Facts are good but in order to make a book, or a life, interesting, it is imperative that the author fill in with analysis or other bits of information that bring the characters to life.

Stevens was a larger than life figure and can stand on his own without Trefousse's help but his book cannot/5.

The Life of Thaddeus Stevens: A Study in American Political History, Especially in the Period of the Civil War and Reconstruction. James Albert Woodburn. Bobbs-Merrill Company, - United States - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Thaddeus Stevens was a 19th century Republican politician who was one of the most powerful members in the U.S.

House of Representatives. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Thaddeus Stevens, (born April 4,Danville, Vermont, U.S.—died AugWashington, D.C.), U.S. Radical Republican congressional leader during Reconstruction (–77) who battled for freedmen’s rights and insisted on stern requirements for readmission of Southern states into the Union after the Civil War (–65).

Admitted to the Maryland bar, he. ''An outstanding political biography of Thaddeus Stevens that is rich in detail and based on an impressive array of original and secondary sources A compelling interpretation of Stevens' long life and career.'' --Labor History ''[A] sterling biography of one of the leading men in America's middle period A masterful biography/5(26).

Thaddeus Stevens was born on April 4, in Danville, Vermont. Born with a deformed foot, young Thaddeus would face many hardships early in life.

His father abandoned the family, and he grew up in very poor circumstances. Thaddeus Stevens Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Early life. Thaddeus Stevens was born on April 4, The second son of Sarah and Joshua Stevens was born in Danville, Vermont.

His father abandoned the family when Stevens was still a child, leaving the family with very little money. He had a terrible childhood, growing up poor and without.

The Life and Loves of Thaddeus Stevens is an insightful look at one of the most misunderstood figures of the 19 th Century.

Stevens, the driving force behind landmark civil rights laws, education policy, and economic development initiatives, is presented in this book as both an uncompromising politician and a vulnerable human shaped by his own passions.

Thaddeus Stevens was an abolitionist before it became popular. An impeccably honest man, he earned a modest fortune by saving and investing.

Once, passing the auction of a widow's homestead (she had been left destitute by the death of her husband and could not pay the bills,) he bought the place gave it to the widow and then went on his way as /5.

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Description "The Life and Loves of Thaddeus Stevens" is an insightful look at one of the most misunderstood figures of the 19th Century. Stevens, the driving force behind landmark civil rights laws, education policy, and economic development initiatives, is presented in this book as both an uncompromising politician and a vulnerable human shaped by his own passions.

On th anniversary of death, Thaddeus Stevens' life to be celebrated Saturday in cemetery Historical marker to be unveiled during ceremony that includes eulogies Commemorative book. The Paperback of the The Life Of Thaddeus Stevens by James Albert Woodburn at Barnes & Noble.

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Great leveler; the life of Thaddeus Stevens. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press. Thaddeus Stevens. Who is he. Many have not heard of this man, yet he was one of the greatest abolitionists in our nation, and some even consider him to be second in line to President Abraham Lincoln.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Woodley, Thomas Frederick, b. Great leveler. New York city, Stackpole sons [©] (OCoLC). PA's #1 Technical College. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a premier, residential, two-year, accredited technical college that prepares students for skilled employment in a diverse, ever-changing workforce.

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