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reconstructionary

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to reconstruction, especially to reconstruction in the southern United States: as, “reconstructionary influence,”

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Examples

  • He did not regard either the war or the legislation known as reconstructionary as having in any manner affected the natural relation of the races.

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

  • He did not regard either the war or the legislation known as reconstructionary as having in any manner affected the natural relation of the races.

    Bricks Without Straw

  • These may seem to the Northern reader very narrow views; and so they are, as compared with those that underlay the spirit of resistance to rebellion, and the fever heat for human rights, which was the animating principle in the hearts of the people when they endorsed and approved those amendments which were the basis of reconstructionary legislation.

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

  • Pride the most overweening, and a prejudice of caste the most intense and ineradicable, stimulated by the chargin of defeat and inflamed by the sense of injustice and oppression -- both these lay at the bottom of the acts by which the rule of the majorities established by reconstructionary legislation were overthrown.

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

  • You say that the interest of the Southern leading classes will compel them to accept and carry out in good faith your reconstructionary idea.

    A Fool's Errand. By One of the Fools

  • These may seem to the Northern reader very narrow views; and so they are, as compared with those that underlay the spirit of resistance to rebellion, and the fever heat for human rights, which was the animating principle in the hearts of the people when they endorsed and approved those amendments which were the basis of reconstructionary legislation.

    Bricks Without Straw

  • Pride the most overweening, and a prejudice of caste the most intense and ineradicable, stimulated by the chagrin of defeat and inflamed by the sense of injustice and oppression -- both these lay at the bottom of the acts by which the rule of the majorities established by reconstructionary legislation were overthrown.

    Bricks Without Straw

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