Table of Contents for Capitol Men : The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen


Preface ix
1 BOAT THIEF
1
2 A NEW KIND OF NATION
23
3 DADDY CAIN
40
4 "THE WHIRLIGIG OF TIME"
59
5 KUKLUXERY
77
6 PINCH
102
7 THE COLFAX MASSACRE
135
8 CAPSTONE OF THE RECONSTRUCTED REPUBLIC
151
9 DIVIDED TIME
180
10 THE ETERNAL FITNESS OF THINGS 211
11 BLACK THURSDAY 229
12 A DAUL HOUSE 258
13 EXODUSTING 273
14 A ROPE OF SAND 300
15 "THE NEGROES' FAREWELL" 333
EPILOGUE 352
Acknowledgments 377
Notes 380
Bibliography 421
Index 438