7 edition of Civil War and emancipation found in the catalog.
Civil War and emancipation
James A. Corrick
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by James Corrick.|
|Series||Lucent library of Black history|
|LC Classifications||E468 .C785 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2007023015|
Emancipation Proclamation summary: The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, , as the country entered the third year of the Civil War. It declared that "all persons held as slaves shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free"—but it /5(). No series of events had a more dramatic impact on the course of American history than the Civil War and the emancipation of four million slaves. This book examines the economic and political factors that led to the attempt by Southerners to dissolve the Union in and the equally determined effort of Northerners to preserve it. A central thesis of the book is that slavery not only "caused.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States from to , fought between northern states loyal to the Union and southern states that had seceded to form the Confederate States of America. The civil war began primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black broke out in April when secessionist. The three essays in this volume present an introduction to history of the emancipation of the slaves during the Civil War. The first essay traces the destruction of slavery by discussing the shift from a war for the Union to a war against slavery. The slaves are shown to have shaped the destiny of the nation through their determination to place their liberty on the wartime agenda.
Military Occupation, Emancipation, and Civil War America by Andrew Lang Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War pages / x inches / 1 halftone Winner of the Tom Watson Brown Book Award. The Civil War era marked the dawn of American wars of military occupation, inaugurating a tradition that persisted through. This edition of Civil War Emancipation is devoted to portraits of elderly ex-slaves taken in the s. Ex-slave Bob Lemmons, Carrizo Springs, Texas, c. , Photographed by Dorothea Lange, Source: Probably the most famous source on slavery from the slaves' viewpoint is the WPA Slave Narratives, co.
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A landmark Civil War history told from a fresh, deeply researched ground-level perspective. At the crux of America’s history stand two astounding events: the immediate and complete destruction of the most powerful system of slavery in the modern world, followed by a political reconstruction in which new constitutions established the Cited by: 3.
☆☆☆ American Civil War ☆☆☆ Beginning with the birth of the nation, Civil War and emancipation book divided and caused conflict for the United States of America, worsening during the country’s early decades as the practice became more economically vital.
Finally, inthe American Civil War erupted after the election of President Abraham Lincoln.4/5(). In the weeks and months after emancipation, from the streets of Staunton, Virginia, we see black and white residents testing the limits of freedom as political leaders negotiate the terms of readmission to the Union.
With analysis as powerful as its narrative, here is a landmark history of the Civil War. Even with a spate of new books on Civil War era Kentucky, one learns much that is new from Rebels on the Border. To cite but one example, the explanation Astor provides of the strength of Kentucky's conservative unionists inbetter enables readers to appreciate why, in a bid to protect slavery, so many of the state's slaveholders opposed Reviews: 4.
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While no one picks up a vampire book to get a warm fuzzy feeling deep inside, it should be mentioned that dealing, as it does, with the topic of slavery in the Civil War era, this book delves into some of the darker aspects of the human psyche.
Some of what is uncovered there is quite depressing indeed, beyond the usual blood-sucking brutality/5(12). "A deeply researched, crisply written, and exceptionally cogent investigation of Confederate emancipation.
Levine transforms the topic from a historical curiosity into a revealing and essential chapter in the Civil War."--W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Civil War Book Review "Confederate Emancipation will serve as the classic work on the arm and emancipate proposal and an essential account in Civil War Cited by: John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History, John L.
Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia Finalist, Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize As students of the Civil War have long known, emancipation was not merely a product of Lincoln's proclamation or of Confederate defeat in April Great read to dispel the common myth perpetuated by southerners, that emancipation was favored by many southerners.
By delving into the viewpoints of reluctant politicians and stubborn planters, Levine shows the failure of a necessary southern emancipation (it would have turned the tides of war) against the monetary interests and social stratum of southern society/5(13).
American Civil War - American Civil War - The Emancipation Proclamation: Despite its shocking casualty figures, the most important consequence of Antietam was off the field. From the outset of the war, slaves had been pouring into Federal camps seeking safety and freedom.
Early in the war, Lincoln had slapped the wrists of commanders who tried to issue emancipation edicts in areas under their. This was a very interesting book about Lincoln’s difficult decision to emancipate the slaves during the Civil War.
I enjoyed the depth of research conducted and included in the book. At times, however, it seemed that some of the information included in the book was filler that was not directly connected to the proclamation/5(43).
Disease haunted both armies, and accounted for over half of all Civil War casualties. Sometimes as many as half of the men in a company could be sick. The overwhelming majority of Civil War soldiers came from rural areas, where less exposure to diseases meant soldiers lacked immunities.
Reidy proposes three overlapping frameworks to explain how the Civil War generation made sense of the chaos and possibilities of war and emancipation: time, space, and home. In reference to the title he writes, “this book examines slavery through the sometimes clear and sometimes foggy lenses with which contemporaries saw their world.
The Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth Amendment brought about by the Civil War were important milestones in the long process of ending legal slavery in the United States.
This essay describes the development of those documents through various drafts by Lincoln and others and shows both the evolution of Abraham Lincoln’s thinking and his efforts to operate within the constitutional.
Emancipation would redefine the Civil War, turning it from a struggle to preserve the Union to one focused on ending slavery, and set a decisive course for.
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New York Times: Disunion: Modern Historians Revisit and Reconsider the Civil War from Lincoln's Election to the Emancipation Reviews: Enlarge The Emancipation Proclamation (page 1) Record Group 11 General Records of the United States View in National Archives Catalog President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1,as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war.
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Emancipation Proclamation, edict issued by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on January 1,that freed the slaves of the Confederate states during the American Civil War. Besides lifting the war to the level of a crusade for human freedom, the proclamation allowed the Union to recruit Black soldiers.
Now readers can explore for themselves, through the eyes of those who became free, what it was like to experience emancipation during the Civil War.
Nancy Disher Baird, ed., Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary () We are fortunate to have many vivid diarists of the Civil War, especially women, but I keep coming back to this one.Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War - Ebook written by Bruce Levine.
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