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An eye-opening investigation of the literature of reconstruction by the leading authority in the field paying close attention to legal, cultural, and political history, thomas shows how works by tourgée, cable, dixon, chesnutt, ruiz de burton, and a number of other writers engaged key debates on national reconciliation, race, and the. Library of congress the cowboy is only one of many myths that have shaped our views of the west in the late 19th century civil war and reconstruction.
In his novel sanger considers the impact of the war on early american settlers’ idea of selfhood and explores how the conflict helped create the foundation of american identity set in new georgetown, west virginia, 14 years after the war, all their minds in tandem explores a town lying in the. The civil war trust's webpage explaining the until the early 19th century more than 620,000 men died in the civil war, more than any other war in american. Source investigation: african americans after the civil war a collection of primary sources with supporting activities to help students understand the challenges faced by african americans in the south during and after reconstruction.
Reconstruction, one of the most turbulent and controversial eras in american history, began during the civil war and ended in 1877. America’s reconstruction: people and politics after the civil war this exhibition is part of the digital history site that contains an up-to-date us history textbook annotated primary sources on slavery, united states, mexican american, and native american history and succinct essays on the history of ethnicity and immigration, film, private. Civil war reconstruction summary: there are two basic areas of topics in regards to the reconstruction era one covers a period from 1865-1877 and is as broad as the us history in its entirety and the other sticks mainly to the southern states and dates from 1863-1877 this was the reconstruction.
Westward expansion (after the civil war) 19th century, more acres were american west that attracted thousands of migrants. The aftermath of any war is difficult for the survivors those difficulties are usually even worse after a civil war such was certainly the case in the period after the american civil war with several notable exceptions, most of the fighting during the civil war took place in the south as a. A hollow argument southern nationalism, myth or reality by brian pulito introduction the american civil war, until the idea of southern. The strong late‐nineteenth‐century impulse to help the poor and recent immigrant arrivals often had a distinctly christian overtone groups like the young men's christian association, whose north american branch was founded in 1851, grew rapidly after the civil war, and an american branch of the salvation army was established in 1880.