The Civil War is considered the most devastating war in the history of the United States in terms of the number of Americans killed and wounded. In addition to the tremendous loss of life, a young nation and its residents were left to rebuild and reconsider the problems that led them to war in the first place. The Civil War was a central turning point in the history of our country, as it helped bring the institution of slavery to an end and set the stage for the battle for civil rights. 'Civil War and Reconstruction'', a brand-new volume in Facts On File's acclaimed ''Eyewitness History'' series, focuses on.
Reconstruction, the turbulent era following the . Civil War, was an effort to reunify the divided nation, address and integrate African Americans into society by rewriting the nation's laws and Constitution. The steps taken gave rise to the Ku Klux Klan and other divisive groups.
Eyewitness History (Hardcover). Civil War and Reconstruction. By (author) Carl J. Schneider, By (author) Dorothy Schneider.
Rodney P. Carlisle is a professor emeritus of Rutgers University. He received his AB degree from Harvard College and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley
Rodney P. He received his AB degree from Harvard College and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Start reading The Civil War and Reconstruction on your Kindle in under a minute.
Stanley Harrold is Professor of History at South Carolina State University and coauthor (with Darlene Clark Hine and . An excellent collection of materials on the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction. It will be of enormous value to all students of this tumultuous period in US history.
His most recent books include The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism: Addresses to the Slaves (2004), Subversives: Antislavery Community in Washington, . 1828-1865 (2003),and American Abolitionists (2001). John Ashworth, University of Nottingham.
War in the West (Eyewitness History of the Civil War) By Robert L. Pigeon.
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Book Format: Hardcover. From John Brown's raid to Reconstruction, Eyewitness to the Civil War presents a clear, comprehensive discussion that addresses every military, political, and social aspect of this crucial period. In-depth descriptions of campaigns and battles in all theaters of war are accompanied by a thorough evaluation of the nonmilitary elements of the struggle between North and South.
The civil war determined, once and for all, that America was one nation, indivisible. Heather Cox Richardson is professor of history at Boston College and author of West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America after the Civil War (YUP, 2007)
The civil war determined, once and for all, that America was one nation, indivisible. But it did not determine what kind of a nation it would be, says Heather Cox Richardson. Somehow, Americans had to construct a new country out of the bitterly divided states. Heather Cox Richardson is professor of history at Boston College and author of West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America after the Civil War (YUP, 2007). Timeline: Key events in creating a new country after the civil war. 1865: Black Codes Southern legislature tries to force freed people into quasi-slavery.