The Civil War: Primary Documents on Events from 1860 to 1865, 1st Edition

  • Ford Risley
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058377
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058370
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Discusses how America's press covered important national issues and events of the day. News articles, editorials, and cartoons from the time offer a range of contentious and impassioned opinions and reports on the crucial events that precipitated, sustained, and eventually concluded this vital chapter in American history and politics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Debating Historical Issues in the Media of the Time.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Chronology of Events.
1: Introduction: Newspapers in Civil War America.
2: Lincoln Elected President, 1860.
3: Southern States Secede, 1860–61.
4: Confederacy Takes Shape, 1861.
5: Attack on Fort Sumter, 1861.
6: Preparing for War, 1861.
7: Battle of First Bull Run, 1861.
8: Trent Affair, 1861.
9: West Virginia Becomes a State, 1861–63.
10: Emancipation Proclamation, 1861–65.
11: McClellan Controversy, 1861–62.
12: Midterm Elections, 1862.
13: Diplomacy, 1861–65.
14: Prisoners of War, 1861–65.
15: Peace Movements, 1861–65.
16: Black Soldiers, 1861–65.
17: Battle of Gettysburg, 1863.
18: Military Draft, 1862–64.
19: Georgia Campaign, 1864.
20: Presidential Election, 1864.
21: Arming the Slaves, 1861–65.
22: Hampton Roads Peace Conference, 1865.
23: Confederacy Surrenders, 1865.
24: President Lincoln Assassinated, 1865.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.