The Voice of the People
This book describes the chronological and cultural space of the South before Jim Crow. It shows the power of racial rhetoric and the divisiveness of racial politics and describes how the Readjusters confronted the problem of racism in Virginia. In this epilogue, the lessons drawn from the defeat of the Readjusters in the 1883 campaign and election are presented. Also discussed is how the Democrats adopted the organizational innovations of the Readjusters and how the Democrats became dominant in politics after 1884.
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