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The A to Z of the Civil War and Reconstruction

Author: William L Richter
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Series: A to Z guides, 37.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Richter, William L. (William Lee), 1942-
A to Z of Civil War and Reconstruction.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William L Richter
ISBN: 9780810863361 0810863367 9780810865631 0810865637
OCLC Number: 435767707
Notes: Originally published in 2004 as Historical dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Description: 1 online resource (liv, 915 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Editor's Foreword; Select Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Select Bibliography; Appendix: Documents Related to the Civil War and Reconstruction; About the Author.
Series Title: A to Z guides, 37.
Responsibility: 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.

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