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Foster, Gaines M
Moral reconstruction : Christian lobbyists and the Federal legislation of morality, 1865-1920 / Gaines M. Foster
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002
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 3rd Floor  BR517 .F59 2002    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Christian ethics -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Law and ethics -- History -- 19th century
Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Christian ethics -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Law and ethics -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xiii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-308) and index
Contents The antebellum moral polity -- Christ and prohibition in the Constitution? -- Sexuality and the family -- Appetite, avarice-- and an alliance -- The Sabbath and religious authority -- The lottery and the South -- A broad agenda of moral legislation -- Aligning the government against alcohol -- The final step : prohibition

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