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A better half to the Civil struggle and Reconstruction addresses the most important themes and subject matters of the Civil battle period, with 23 unique essays through best students within the field.An authoritative quantity that surveys the historical past and historiography of the U.S. Civil conflict and ReconstructionAnalyzes the main resources and the main influential books and articles within the fieldIncludes discussions on scholarly advances in U.S. Civil warfare background.

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Mercer also urged President James Monroe to appoint a colonial agent “residing upon the coast of Africa” to receive the slaves. The bill, which was signed by Monroe in early March, authorized the appropriation of 100,000 dollars “to carry this law into effect” (Egerton 1997: 144). Although Monroe probably never knew that the Society’s agents used a portion of this money to purchase land in what became Liberia, he was certainly aware that virtually none of the black settlers who sailed for Africa were natives rescued from illegal slavers.

Carlton, David L. (1990) “The Revolution from Above: The National Market and the Beginnings of Industrialization in North Carolina,” Journal of American History 77: 445–75. Clinton, Catherine (1982) The Plantation Mistress: Women’s World in the Old South. New York: Pantheon. Clinton, Catherine (1984) The Other Civil War: American Women in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Hill and Wang. ) (1997) The Devil’s Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South. New York: Oxford University Press. ) (1992) Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War.

Yale University Press. Haskell, Thomas (1985) “Capitalism and the Origins of Humanitarian Sensibility, Parts I and II,” American Historical Review 90 (April and June): 339–61 and 457–566. Heyrman, Christine Leigh (1997) Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hobsbawm, Eric J. (1975) The Age of Capital, 1848–1875. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. Holt, Michael F. (1978) The Political Crisis of the 1850s. New York: Wiley. Kierner, Cynthia (1998) Beyond the Household: Women’s Place in the Early South, 1700–1835.

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