American History: The Civil War: A Nation Divided, 1st Edition

  • Therese Shea
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560467
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560468
  • DDC: 973.7
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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The Civil War still holds a prominent place in the American imaginationreenactments and battlefield visits are popular tourist attractions for both Northerners and Southerners. The underlying issues of racism and states rights that caused the war are also still visible in American society. Through informative main text, detailed maps, historic photographs, and a timeline of important dates, readers will be engaged by this key event in the countrys history and gain a better understanding of some of its present struggles.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: A Pivotal Era.
1: The Complex Causes of Conflict.
2: The Civil War Ignites.
3: Early Battles of the Civil War.
4: Three Turning Points of 1863.
5: Weapons and Tactics of the American Civil War.
6: The War at Home.
7: The Confederacy Collapses: The War Ends.
Epilogue: Aftermath and Legacy.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.