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Causes of the Civil War (The Road to War: Causes of Conflict) (The Road to War: Causes of Conflict)

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Published by OTTN Publishing .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Politics and government,
  • 1849-1861,
  • Causes,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8882569M
ISBN 101595560068
ISBN 109781595560063

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A lot of these writings are in other volumes or sources but it is nice to have them all in one place. I like the way Stampp structured the book. He puts each cause (or perceived causes) together; economic, cultural, social, etc which gives a great understanding (if you are open-minded) about the actual depth of the causes of the Civil War/5(23). Potter's famous Civil War pre-history begins with the end of the Mexican-American War and the Wilmot Proviso. These developments, Potter explains, plunged the nation into years of sectional debate that erupted at various times and places, and ultimately in , in secession.   The American Civil War was the bloodiest conflict in American history. Some , Americans lost their lives during the four-year struggle that began at Fort Sumter on Ap This book traces the sectional strife that emerged during the early 19th century and grew more pronounced during the s.5/5(2). Civil War Book List By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure. Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary.

One of the most fascinating aspects of this book is the agnostic approach of the author to the question of the causes of the Civil War and a distinct unwillingness to intrude his own opinion into the book that is combined with a willingness to quote at considerable length the viewpoints of others about the causes of the Civil War that demonstrates the complex way in which slavery /5. A quick but dense overview of what led up to the English Civil War(s) beginning in Conrad Russell blames it on a myriad of factor that basically boils down to 1) the complex balancing act of multiple kingdoms - James I then Charles I were kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 2) the fact that all of these lands (and varying groups within them) had loads of different religious /5. J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida. His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom (). The Essentials: Six Books on the Civil War These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict A group of .

Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Civil War scholar Scott Patchan talked about operations in the Shenandoah Valley during July and August . Causes Civil War, History History / General History / United States / Civil War Period () United States Export Citation BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.   This book is concise, and gives the causes of the Civil War. Stampp is a very well respected and well informed. Stampp gives the reader a quick yet through breakdown of the causes of the Civil War. I used this book as a source in writing a paper on the Causes of the Civil War (undergrad) and it was very helpful/5(4). Causes of the Civil War: A Balanced Answer by Gordon Leidner of Great American History. What caused the American Civil War? It is amazing that even today, nearly years after the Civil War started, there is passionate debate regarding the "cause" of the Civil War.