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The A to Z of the Civil War and Reconstruction

by William L. Richter

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The importance of the Civil War and Reconstruction in the history of the United States cannot be overstated. There was a very real possibility that the union could have been sundered, resulting in a very different American history, and probably world history. But the union was held together by tough and determined leaders and by the economic muscle of the North. Following the end of the war, the period of American history known as Reconstruction followed. This was a period construed in many different ways. While the states were once again "united," many of the postwar efforts divided different segments of the population and failed to achieve their goals in an era too often remembered for carpetbaggers and scalawags, and Congressional imbroglios and incompetent government. This one-volume dictionary, with more than 800 entries covering the significant events, persons, politics, and economic and social themes in the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, is a research tool for all...


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Publisher: Scarecrow Press

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  • Release date: February 14, 2011

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  • ISBN: 9780810863361
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  • ISBN: 9780810863361
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  • ISBN: 9780810863361
  • File size: 3845 KB
  • Release date: February 14, 2011

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History Nonfiction

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The importance of the Civil War and Reconstruction in the history of the United States cannot be overstated. There was a very real possibility that the union could have been sundered, resulting in a very different American history, and probably world history. But the union was held together by tough and determined leaders and by the economic muscle of the North. Following the end of the war, the period of American history known as Reconstruction followed. This was a period construed in many different ways. While the states were once again "united," many of the postwar efforts divided different segments of the population and failed to achieve their goals in an era too often remembered for carpetbaggers and scalawags, and Congressional imbroglios and incompetent government. This one-volume dictionary, with more than 800 entries covering the significant events, persons, politics, and economic and social themes in the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, is a research tool for all...


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Scarecrow Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: February 14, 2011

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780810863361
    Release date: February 14, 2011

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9780810863361
    File size: 2118 KB
    Release date: February 14, 2011

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9780810863361
    File size: 3845 KB
    Release date: February 14, 2011

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
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  • Languages
    English