The American Civil War and Reconstruction: People, Politics, and Power
The American Civil War hit close to home as it pitted brother against brother, permanently severing familial bonds over differing beliefs. Years of war were followed by a period of Reconstruction, wherein the nation tried to piece itself back together in an uneasy political climate—a trying time in American history. This book focuses on the underlying causes, important battles, remembered personages, and lasting outcomes of the Civil War through detailed information and intriguing, expressive photographs.
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