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The New York City Draft Riots

Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War

by Iver Bernstein

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7387000M
ISBN 100195071301
ISBN 109780195071306

  What were the NYC Draft Riots? In this video lecture, we will look at the historical context which led to these Civil War era riots, the riots themselves and the important effects. Check out. Buy a cheap copy of The New York City Draft Riots: Their book by Iver Bernstein. For five days in July , at the height of the Civil War, New York City was under siege. Angry rioters burned draft offices, closed factories, destroyed railroad Free shipping over $Cited by:

The draft riots in New York. A digital reproduction made from a copy held by Cornell University is available from Cornell University's Making of America Web site. Also available in digital form.   The book starts in the s, when the building was a horse stable in New York City’s Greenwich Village, and it shows its following incarnations, until it Author: Muri Assunção.

  During the summer of , New York City erupted in violence. July marks the th anniversary of the New York City Draft Riots-the largest civil uprising in our nation’s history. From Monday J until Thursday J mobs wreaked havoc on the streets of New York, looting stores, attacking police, soldiers, and African American civilians, and setting fire to homes and. The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War - Ebook written by Iver Bernstein. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Author: Iver Bernstein.


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An in-depth study of one of the most troubling and least understood crises in American history, The New York City Draft Riots is the first book to reveal the complex social, cultural, and political relations that made the bloody events of July by:   The New York Draft Riots occurred in Julywhen the anger of working-class New Yorkers over a new federal draft law during the Civil War sparked five days of.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of /5(6). The New York City Draft Riots of An excerpt from In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, by Leslie M.

Harris. A dry scholarly book on both the draft riots in New York City and the economic changes and progress that brought this disgraceful event to be. The Anti-Draft, Anti-War crowds went on a week long riot that targeted police officers, Blacks, middle class Whites and upper class Whites/5.

For five days in Julyat the height of the Civil War, New York City was under siege. Angry rioters burned draft offices, closed factories, destroyed railroad tracks and telegraph lines, and hunted policemen and soldiers. Before long, the rioters turned their murderous wrath against the black community.

In the end, at least people were killed, making the draft riots the most violent. America's Bloodiest and Most Deadly City Riot!!. Book Review Written The New York City Draft Riots ofBy Charles River Editors The din of church bells resounded madly in every city throughout the North July 4, heralding the news of Federal victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg/5.

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.

The New York City Draft Riots of The History of the Notorious Insurrection at the Height of the Civil War chronicles the controversial violence that wreaked havoc across New York City in the summer of Along with pictures and a bibliography, you will learn.

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.

Author Iver Bernstein talks about the causes and consequences of the New York City Draft Riots of mid-Julythat resulted from the federal draft for additional troops to fight in the war. The New York City Draft Riots' catalyst for change is the exciting new study of a volatile and much neglected period of American history from English historian Benjamin A.

Burgess. Starting with the riots initial causes, Benjamin discusses the social, political and racial significance of the Author: Benjamin Burgess. Mar 8, - New York City Draft Riots of See more ideas about Draft riots, New york city and New york pins. the new york city draft riots Download the new york city draft riots or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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An in-depth study of one of the most troubling and least understood crises in American history, The New York City Draft Riots is the first book to reveal the broader political and historical context--the complex of social, cultural and political relations--that made the bloody events of July possible.

Author Barnet Schecter talks about the causes, progression, and consequences of the New York City Draft Riots of July He speaks at the Lincoln Forum Symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. On this anniversary of the New York City Draft Riots, July, we share a teaching activity that helps students explore what Howard Zinn described as the most destructive period of civil violence in U.S.

history. Lasting nearly a week, the riots were the largest civil. For five days in Julyat the height of the Civil War, New York City was under siege. Angry rioters burned draft offices, closed factories, destroyed railroad tracks and telegraph lines, and hunted policemen and soldiers.

Before long, the rioters turned their murderous wrath against the black community. In the end, at least people were Price Range: $15 - $ In July New York City experienced widespread rioting unparalleled in the history of the nation. Here for the first time is a scholarly analysis of the Draft Riots, dealing with motives and with the reasons for the recurring civil disorders in nineteenth-century New York: the appalling living conditions, the corruption of the civic government, and the geographical and economic factors that Cited by: New York City Police Respond to the Draft Riots.

This account, originally published as a series of articles for the New York Times, details the activities of police in the 6th precinct during the Draft 6th precinct was in the northern part of the 6th Ward, home of New York's "Five Points" neighborhood.

The book details the rise and fall of 19th century gangs in New York City, prior to the domination of the Italian-American Mafia during Prohibition in the s.

Focusing on the saloon halls, gambling dens, and winding alleys of the Bowery and the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan, the book evokes the destitution and violence of a turbulent era, when colorfully named criminals like Author: Herbert Asbury.

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-JulyIn addition, Cook describes the Draft Riot within the larger scope of riots in New York City, and how they acted as the tool of the various gangs and groups who jockeyed for political, social, and economic power in New York.

Hauptman, Laurence M. "John E. Wool and the New York City Draft Riots of " Civil War History, XLIX ():