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The causes of the Civil War

Author: Dale Anderson
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : World Almanac Library, ©2004.
Series: World Almanac Library of the Civil War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the middle of the nineteenth century, the United States was a deeply divided nation. The North and South clashed over many issues -- economic issues, how to organize new land in the West, and in particular, the South's "peculiar institution," slavery. This book uncovers the roots of the Civil War, highlighting the roles played by key individuals such as Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Anderson
ISBN: 0836855817 9780836855814 0836855906 9780836855906
OCLC Number: 53091268
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Divided country --
The peculiar institution --
Slavery in the territories --
Bloodshed begins --
The election of 1860 --
Secession --
War --
Planning for war.
Series Title: World Almanac Library of the Civil War.
Responsibility: Dale Anderson.

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By the middle of the nineteenth century, the United States was a deeply divided nation. The North and South clashed over many issues -- economic issues, how to organize new land in the West, and in particular, the South's "peculiar institution," slavery. This book uncovers the roots of the Civil War, highlighting the roles played by key individuals such as Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.

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