The Civil War Era and Reconstruction: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural and Economic History
The encyclopedia takes a broad, multidisciplinary approach to the history of the period. It includes general and specific entries on politics and business, labor, industry, agriculture, education and youth, law and legislative affairs, literature, music, the performing and visual arts, health and medicine, science and technology, exploration, life on the Western frontier, family life, slave life, Native American life, women, and more than a hundred influential individuals.
What people are saying - Write a review
Other editions - View all
abolitionist Abraham Lincoln American West Andrew Johnson Apache April Baltimore began Boston buffalo California Charles Cheyenne Chicago Chief city’s civil rights College Colorado Company Confederate Congress cotton County Court Creek Dakota death Encyclopedia farm federal female former slaves freedmen Further Reading George Georgia gold Grant Harper’s Weekly hectares Henry History horse Hospital Illinois immigrants Indian James John July Kansas kilometers labor Lake Lakota land March Mary Massachusetts Mexico military million Mississippi Missouri Montana Mormon National native Nebraska Nevada North Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pacific Pennsylvania percent Philadelphia plantation political prison Quaker rail Reconstruction Republican River San Francisco ship Sioux slavery soldiers South Carolina Southern Street Territory Texas Thomas tion Trail train U.S. Army U.S. Constitution U.S. Senate U.S. Supreme Court Ulysses Underground Railroad Union Union army University Press Virginia wagon Washington William William Henry Seward women workers world’s York City York Tribune