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Debating the Civil War

Debating the Civil War

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Assassination,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
  • Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography,
  • Command of troops -- History -- 19th century,
  • Military art and science -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns,
  • Confederate States of America -- History, Military

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNorth and South (Tollhouse, Calif.)
    Statementedited by John Y. Simon ; with a foreword by Keith Poulter.
    GenreBiography, Miscellanea
    SeriesThe North & South series
    ContributionsSimon, John Y.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE468 .D39 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23970325M
    ISBN 100809328399
    ISBN 109780809328390
    LC Control Number2007051027
    OCLC/WorldCa183926624

      From the time it premiered nearly 30 years ago, Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary has been a popular sensation — and a subject of debate. The hour, nine-part series, which premiered in. Historians debating the origins of the American Civil War focus on the reasons why seven Southern states (followed by four more after the onset of the war) declared their secession from the United States (the Union), why they united to form the Confederate States of America (simply known as the "Confederacy"), and why the North refused to let them go.

    Before the Civil War, Congress Was a Hotbed of Violence A new book from historian Joanne Freeman chronicles the viciousness with which elected officials treated each otherAuthor: Anna Diamond. Potter's famous Civil War pre-history begins with the end of the Mexican-American War and the Wilmot Proviso. These developments, Potter explains, plunged the nation into years of sectional debate that erupted at various times and places, and ultimately in , in secession.

      The American Civil War was fought over states’ rights; even if that was the right to enslave other human beings, it could be at least be said that the issue behind secession was significant".[4] In contrast to the utter tyranny leveled by Great Britain, the issues between the states were minor. American Civil War alternate histories are alternate history fiction that focuses on the Civil War ending differently or not occurring. The American Civil War is a popular point of divergence in English-language alternate history fiction. The most common variants detail the victory and survival of the Confederate common variants include a Union victory under different circumstances.


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Yet, the famous work of fiction certainly changed attitudes in society about the institution of slavery, and there's little doubt that opinions across the American public.NEW YORK (AP) — From the time it aired nearly 30 years ago, Ken Burns' Civil War documentary has been a popular sensation and subject of debate.

The hour, nine-part series premiered in.