John Spencer Bassett

Bassett in 1891 John Spencer Bassett (September 10, 1867 – January 27, 1928) was an American historian. He was a professor at Trinity College (today Duke University), and is best known today for the "Bassett Affair" in 1903 when he publicly criticized racism among Southern elites, and called Booker T. Washington, "all in all the greatest man, save General Lee, born in the South in 100 years." Despite widespread outrage, the college trustees refused to accept Bassett's resignation by a vote of 18 to 7. After Trinity, he became a professor of history at Smith College in Massachusetts. and was the executive director of the American Historical Association for many years. Provided by Wikipedia
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    The Southern plantation overseer as revealed in his letters. by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1968
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    A short history of the United States, 1492-1938 / by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1939
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    A short history of the United States, 1492-1929 / by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1929
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    A short history of the United States, 1492-1929 / by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1929
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    The League of Nations : a chapter in world politics / by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1930
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    Slavery in the state of North Carolina by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1972
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    Slavery and servitude in the colony of North Carolina by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1896
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    The constitutional beginnings of North Carolina (1663-1729) by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1894
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    The Federalist System, 1789-1801 by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1906
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    Anti-slavery leaders of North Carolina by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1898
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    Slavery in the state of North Carolina by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1899
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    The life of Andrew Jackson by Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

    Published 1967
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