These essays range widely throughout the history of the Civil War North, using new methods and sources to reexamine old theories and discover new aspects of the nation's greatest conflict. Many of these issues are just as important today as they were a century and a half ago. What were the extent and limits of wartime dissent in the North? How could a president most effectively present himself to the public? Can the savagery of war ever be tamed? How did African Americans create and maintain their families?New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North Andrew L. Slap, Michael Thomas Smith. other layer to most German-born citizensa#39; already complex allegiance systems. Democratic and Republican Germans alike rallied to theanbsp;...
|Title||:||This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North|
|Author||:||Andrew L. Slap, Michael Thomas Smith|
|Publisher||:||Fordham Univ Press - 2013-01-02|