By Rodney P. Carlisle
This identify takes an intensive examine the Civil warfare and Reconstruction - from the family members existence ate to favourite interests. characterised through the tragedy of the Civil battle and its aftermath, the interval of 1860 to 1876 offered the best problem to a nonetheless younger nationwide executive. The conflict to abolish slavery and reform the rustic after the secession of eleven Southern states used to be led by means of Abraham Lincoln. all through this turmoil, a burgeoning business economic system - made attainable mostly by way of the crowning glory of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 - started to remodel the yankee economic system and society simply as profoundly because the results of the conflict. providing readers a desirable glimpse into this era in background, "The Civil struggle and Reconstruction" is written in an easy-to-read narrative layout improved through invaluable extra studying lists and black-and-white illustrations. insurance of this name contains: towns and concrete existence; schooling; kin and lifestyle; fabric tradition; inhabitants traits and migration; rural existence; social attitudes; and, extra.
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