Illustrated Topics for American History

Illustrated Topics for American History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...attitude toward slavery. a) Expressions before election. b) Willingness in 1861 to permit continuance of slavery in south. c) Early refusal to combine the war for the Union with a war to abolish slavery. d) Growing realization that slavery was the cause of secession. e) Slavery forbidden in District of Columbia and territories. f) Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, Sept. 22, 1862. g) Final Proclamation, Jan. 1, 1863. h) What the Emancipation Proclamation accom plished; what it left undone; was its use under war powers justifiable? 5. Lincoln's Attitude toward Reconstruction. a) Lincoln's plan for the return of seceding states. b) Carried out in Tennessee. c) Not completed in Louisiana. d) Beginning of difference between President and Congress upon the subject. 6. Miscellaneous Events in the North. a) Admission of Kansas, 1861. b) Homestead Act, 1862. c) Slavery forbidden in territories and District of Columbia. d) West Virginia admitted in 1863. e) Draft riots in New York. 7. Election of 1864. a) Candidates: Lincoln, McClellan. b) Re-election of Lincoln. c) Voting in the army. 8. Conditions and Government of the Confederacy. a) Character of Constitution of Confederate States. b) Principal statesmen: Davis, Stephens, Toombs. c) Finances: foreign and domestic loans; great amount of paper money issued. d) Failure of foreign trade; impossibility of market ing cotton. e) Foreign Affairs: 1) Recognition of belligerent rights by European states. 2) Failure to obtain recognition of independ ence. 3) Sentiment in England favoring the South. Confederate cruisers fitted out in England. T) Economic condition in South. 9. Conditions in the North. 10. The Cost of the War. a) In human lives: Size of armies at close of war; total number killed and wounded....show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650328
  • 9781236650320