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Major problems in the Civil War and Reconstruction : documents and essays

Author: Michael Perman
Publisher: Lexington, Mass. : D.C. Heath, ©1991.
Series: Major problems in American history series.
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Major problems in the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Lexington, Mass. : D.C. Heath, ©1991
(OCoLC)603659912
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Perman
ISBN: 0669201480 9780669201482
OCLC Number: 22784435
Description: xiv, 598 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature and significance of the American Civil War. Confederate president Jefferson Davis on the issues of the war, April 1861 ; President Abraham Lincoln on the meaning of the war : the Gettysburg Address, November 1863 ; The Civil War in the history of the modern world / David M. Potter ; The American Civil War as a constitutional crisis / Arthur Bestor ; The Southern slaveholders in the modern world / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese --
The North and South compared. Frederick Law Olmsted observes Southern lassitude, 1854 ; Hinton Rowan Helper exposes Southern economic backwardness, 1857 ; Frederick Law Olmsted criticizes the South's lack of material progress, 1861 ; J. D. B. DeBow explains Southern social harmony, 1860 ; James Henry Hammond claims Southern cultural superiority, 1845 ; George Fitzhugh praises Southern society, 1854 ; A New Orleans editor boasts of Southern prosperity, 1861 ; The similarities between the Antebellum North and South / Edward Pessen ; The differences between the Antebellum North and South / James M. McPherson --
Sectional politics in the 1850s. Independent Democrats protest the Kansas-Nebraska Act, January 1854 ; Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts ridicules the Southern gentry, May 1856 ; A Virginia congressman defends Preston Brooks, July 1856 ; Senator William Henry Seward of New York warns of an irrepressible conflict, October 1858 ; Senator Andrew Johnson of Tennessee argues for an irrepressible conflict between capital and labor, December 1859 ; Senator Albert G. Brown of Mississippi explains the South's position, December 1859 ; The caning of Charles Sumner and the rise of the Republican Party / William E. Gienapp ; Kansas, Republicanism, and the crisis of the Union / Don E. Fehrenbacher --
The secession crisis. Henry Adams later describes the policy options, 1861 ; President-Elect Lincoln explains what is at stake, December 1860 ; A North Carolina Unionist urges delay and conciliation, March 1861 ; Secretary of State Seward advises restraint, March 1861 ; Lincoln and the secession crisis / Kenneth M. Stampp ; William Henry Seward and the decision for war / Daniel W. Crofts --
Fighting the war : the strategy of the generals. President Lincoln discerns the military issues, January 1862 ; General George B. McClellan submits his plan for the peninsula campaign, February 1862 ; Karl Marx discusses grand strategy, 1862 ; General McClellan gives a lesson in grand strategy, July 1862 ; General Robert E. Lee takes the offensive, September 1862 ; General William T. Sherman explains how the war has changed, September 1864 ; General Joseph E. Johnston defends his strategy of disengagement, September 1864 ; General John B. Hood criticizes Johnston's strategy, February 1865 ; General Ulysses S. Grant reports his assignment accomplished, July 1865 ; Robert E. Lee : Napoleon of the Confederacy / Russell F. Weigley ; The generalship of Ulysses S. Grant defended / Bruce Catton --
Fighting the war : the experience of the soldiers. Songs the soldier's sang - sentimental and secular ; A federal soldier deals with combat, July 1861 ; A Confederate soldier acknowledges fear, (undated) ; An officer laments the inadequacy of Northern generals, January 1863 ; A federal private applauds a refusal to fight, June 1864 ; General Carl Schurz describes the horror of the field hospitals after Gettysburg, July 1863 ; President Davis seeks God's aid and mercy, October 1864 ; A Confederate chaplain recounts his experience of the revivals, (1863-1864), January 1867 ; Courage and its unraveling / Gerald F. Linderman ; Christian soldiers : Revivalism in the Confederate Army / Drew Gilpin Faust --
Behind the lines : wartime politics. Howell Cobb congratulates the provisional Confederate Congress and warns against party spirit, February 1862 ; A North Carolina editor warns against partisanship, September 1861 ; The leading copperhead condemns the Northern war effort, January 1863 ; Wendell Phillips criticizes Lincoln's war policy, August 1862 ; President Lincoln examines the causes of dissatisfaction with his administration, November 1862 ; President Lincoln stresses the importance of elections, November 1864 ; Party politics in wartime: the Union and the Confederacy compared / Eric L. McKitrick ; Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party during the Civil War / Michael F. Holt --
Behind the lines : disaffection in the Confederacy. A federal prisoner discovers why Southerners fight, February 1864 ; Confederate vice-president Alexander H. Stephens identifies "the cornerstone of the Confederacy," March 1861 ; President Davis explains the Confederate cause, December 1862 ; Governor Joseph E. Brown of Georgia denounces Confederate policy, September 1862 ; Vice-President Stephens recommends an alternative Confederate strategy, January 1864 ; Plain folk protest the burden of the war, February 1863 ; A Confederate congressman discusses policy and problems, October 1864 ; The political revolution in the Confederacy / Emory M. Thomas ; Southern Yeomen and the Confederacy / Paul D. Escott ; The road to Appomattox : the problem of morale in the Confederacy / Kenneth M. Stampp. The home front : women and the war. A Northern nurse expresses her frustration, October 1862 ; Clara Barton intervenes to alleviate suffering, September 1862 ; A Black woman describes her role in camp, 1864 ; Walt Whitman comments on nurses and hospitals, (undated) ; A Southern nurse criticizes Southern women, September 1863 ; A Southern nurse commends Southern women, (undated) ; A Confederate soldier applauds Southern womanhood, (undated) ; The war within a war : women nurses in the Union army / Ann Douglas ; The new women of the Confederacy / George C. Rable --
Emancipation and its aftermath. President Lincoln discusses war aims, August 1862 ; President Lincoln defends emancipation, August 1863 ; A federal commission considers policy toward the ex-slaves, June 1863 ; Frederick Douglass states the freedmen's demands, April 1865 ; The U.S. Adjutant General describes the condition of fleeing slaves, August 1863 ; A Black Union soldier protests his mistreatment, November 1864 ; A Freedmen's Bureau agent discusses labor relations, November 1867 ; The international context of emancipation / C. Vann Woodward ; Before Sherman : Georgia Blacks and the Union war effort, 1861-1864 / Clarence L. Mohr ; Back to work : the new dependency / Leon F. Litwack --
The Republican Party and Reconstruction policy. The Wade-Davis Manifesto denounces Lincoln's Reconstruction Policy, August 1864 ; Republican Richard H. Dana, Jr., presents his "grasp of war" theory, June 1865 ; Senator Lyman Trumbull of Illinois explains his civil rights bill, January and April 1866 ; Representative Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsylvania sets out his terms, January 1867 ; Representative George W. Julian of Indiana outlines the scope of Reconstruction, January 1867 ; Senator John Sherman of Ohio urges caution and moderation, February 1867 ; Congress's terms for readmission and Reconstruction, June 1866 and March 1867 ; A Southern Republican later condemns Congress's Reconstruction policy, 1879 ; The conservative basis of radical Reconstruction / M. Les Benedict ; The radicalism of the Northern Republicans / Peyton McCrary --
Reconstructing the South. Georgia Chief Justice Joseph E. Brown urges Republicans to be conciliatory, December 1868 ; A Texas Republican laments his party's leniency, August 1870 ; Governor Daniel H. Chamberlain of South Carolina defends conciliation and reform, January 1876 ; A South Carolina Republican applauds his state's new Constitution, March 1868 ; A Mississippi sheriff recalls his achievements during Reconstruction, 1884 ; The contradictions of power / Ted Tunnell ; Reconstruction and the crisis of free labor / Eric Foner --
The African-American experience in the Reconstruction South. A Freedmen's Bureau agent predicts a grim future for the freed slaves, 1868-1869 ; South Carolina Blacks assert their demands, November 1865 ; Richard H. Cain of South Carolina stresses the importance of land, February 1868 ; Francis L. Cardozo of South Carolina discusses mixed schooling, March 1868 ; Representative Robert B. Elliott of South Carolina demands federal civil rights, January 1874 ; A freed slave remembers her struggle after emancipation, (undated) ; A Black observer reports on women and fieldwork, 1867 ; Black state legislators in South Carolina during reconstruction / Thomas C. Holt ; The political economy of the Black family during Reconstruction / Jacqueline Jones ; A black settlement in South Carolina, 1870-1880 / Elizabeth Rauh Bethel --
The collapse of Reconstruction. Senator Carl Schurz of Missouri condemns Reconstruction, January 1872 ; Representative Alexander White of Alabama defends the carpetbaggers, February 1875 ; A Northern correspondent censures Mississippi politicians, 1875 ; Representative L. Q. C. Lamar of Mississippi demands self-government for the South, June 1874 ; Governor William P. Kellogg of Louisiana demands punishment for the Coushatta Assassins, September 1874 ; Governor Adelbert Ames deplores the violence in Mississippi, September 1875 ; President Grant disclaims responsibility, July 1876 ; Carpetbaggers and the problems of Republican rule in the South / Lawrence N. Powell ; Southern Democrats and the overthrow of Reconstruction, 1873-1876 / Michael Perman --
Economic developments after the Civil War. Statistics on the U.S. economy after the war ; Representative William D. "Pig Iron" Kelley of Pennsylvania endorses the wartime tariff, February 1869 ; Amasa Walker denounces wartime governmental intervention, 1874 ; William Graham Sumner derides protectionism, 1886 ; A Northerner assesses the South's postwar labor system, 1875 ; Henry W. Grady enthuses over the "New South," December 1886 ; A leading African-American unmasks the "New South," 1888 ; The political economy of postwar America / Morton Keller ; From laborlords to landlords : new channels for old energies / Gavin Wright.
Series Title: Major problems in American history series.
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