A Companion to Reconstruction Presidents presents a series of original essays that explore a variety of important issues, themes, and debates associated with the presidencies of Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, and Rutherford B. Hayes.
- Represents the first comprehensive look at the presidencies of Johnson, Grant, and Hayes in one volume
- Features contributions from top historians and presidential scholars
- Approaches the study of these presidents from a historiographical perspective
- Key topics include each president’s political career; foreign policy; domestic policy; military history; and social context of their terms in office
Keywords: 19th Century America, Rutherford B. Hayes, Hayes, Ulysses S. Grant, Grant, Andrew Johnson, Johnson, presidential companion, presidents, Civil War, impeachment, carpetbaggers, Depression of 1873, Compromise of 1877